Granada Hills woman, 18, accused of fatal stabbing at group home

An 18-year-old resident of this group home for the mentally ill in Granada Hills was arrested for allegedly fatally stabbing another woman living there, police said.

An 18-year-old resident of a group home for the mentally ill in Granada Hills was arrested for allegedly fatally stabbing another woman living there, police said.

Police say the suspect entered the bedroom of the 55-year-old victim around 4 a.m. Sunday.

A caretaker heard a disturbance, and found the suspect standing next to the victim with a knife, police say.

The 18-year-old suspect, whose name has not been released, is expected to appear in court Tuesday on murder charges.

Police have not yet offered a theory on a possible motive.
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