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Police: Woman stabbed girlfriend to death in Riverhead

A 20-year-old woman was stabbed by her 21-year-old girlfriend in Riverhead shortly before midnight Thursday -- who then drove the victim to the Peconic Medical Center, Suffolk police said in a statement.

The victim, Marta Esmerelda Ramirez-Carbaja, was pronounced at the medical center.

Police said Karen Abigail Delacruz-Reyes, 21, was arrested at the hospital and charged with manslaughter in the first degree.

Police said they responded to a call of a disturbance around 11:58 p.m. on East Main St. and found "no one at the home and there was evidence of a struggle."

Delacruz-Reyes is scheduled to be arraigned Friday, according to the police at Riverhead Justice Court.

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