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QUEENS, N.Y. — Police are investigating after a woman was found stabbed near Broadway and 23rd Street, on the border of Astoria and Long Island City.

An initial report was made at 8:35 p.m. Saturday, police said. They found the unconscious woman, who had been stabbed multiple times, on the sidewalk. She was pronounced dead at an area hospital, police said.

The victim’s name and age have not been released. Police also didn’t release information regarding the possible motive or circumstances behind the attack.

The incident is the city’s first documented homicide of 2022.

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