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Police identify 60-year-old woman who died after stabbing at Extended Stay Inn and Suites

Posted at 4:23 PM, Dec 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-29 17:14:40-05

TULSA, Okla. - Police identified the 60-year-old woman stabbed to death Tuesday afternoon as Wanda Cooper.

It's Tulsa's 81st homicide for 2016.

Police say Jose Rivera-Chavez, 26, was arrested after allegedly stabbing a woman inside a hotel.

Police say the stabbing happened around 2:30 at the Extended Stay Inn on the 8500 block of East 41st Street.

According to police, the 60-year-old woman was stabbed inside her room on the bottom floor of the hotel.

After the stabbing, several witnesses chased down Rivera-Chavez and subdued him until police arrived.

This is Tulsa's 81st homicide of 2016.

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