Woman fatally stabbed, man arrested after brief barricade in Dyker Heights: police

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DYKER HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A woman is dead and a man arrested following a brief barricade in a Dyker Heights apartment police said Wednesday.

A woman was stabbed to death in a Dyker Heights apartment on Aug. 9, 2017. (Craig Treadway/ PIX11)

Police said they first responded to reports of an assault in progress at 7:10 a.m. on Bay Ridge Avenue, near Ninth Avenue.

A woman, 52, suffering multiple stab wounds to her torso was found dead, police said. A knife was also discovered near her body.

A man, 42, barricaded himself in an apartment bedroom before "quickly" surrendering, according to police.

He has been taken into custody, and charges are pending, police said.

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