Police: Daughter Arrested in Mother's Stabbing Death in South Chicago

Charges are pending

Sunday, Jan 6, 2013  |  Updated 10:59 AM CDT
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Daughter Arrested in Mother's Stabbing Death, Police

Police found Amanda Welch stabbed multiple times at her home in the 8300 block of South Kingston Avenue.

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A 25-year-old woman was arrested early Sunday, suspected of fatally stabbing her mother during a domestic dispute in the South Chicago neighborhood.

Authorities found the 55-year-old mother had been stabbed multiple times when they responded to her home in the 8300 block of South Kingston Avenue about 6:45 p.m. Saturday night, authorities said.

Paramedics took Angela Welch to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 7:26 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Her daughter, a suspect in the slaying, initially fled but was taken into police custody early Sunday, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. Charges are pending against the 25-year-old woman.

Area South detectives are investigating the death as a homicide.

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