Stabbing in St. Paul leaves woman dead

Police say a woman died after being stabbed on St. Paul's eastside Tuesday evening. 

According to the St. Paul Police Department, officers were called to a report of a stabbing on the 1000 block of Maryland Avenue East around 9 p.m. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a woman suffering from multiple stab wounds to her upper body. Medics transported the woman to Regions Hospital where she later died. 

Witnesses at the scene were holding a male suspect. Police say they took the suspect into custody. 

Authorities have not yet released the names of the victim or suspect nor have revealed an exact cause of death.