Suspect in fatal stabbing in Champlin arrested in Fargo

Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal stabbing on a woman in Champlin on Monday night.  

Officers with the Champlin Police Department responded to Thousand Points Entry around 9:38 p.m. on a report of a woman injured laying in the front yard of a residence, according to a statement from police. 

The Fargo Police Department identified the victim as 35-year-old Peachu Yates of Champlin. When police arrived on the scene, they found Yates, who was not breathing and suffering from apparent stab wounds, according to police. Officers attempted life-saving measures but were unable to save her. 

Tuesday evening, authorities announced they had arrested a 45-year-old Champlin man at 9:48 a.m. He is identified as her husband, but has so far not been charged.