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Woman Stabbed to Death Inside Hospital Room



    Woman Stabbed to Death Inside Hospital Room

    A woman was stabbed to death Sunday morning inside a hospital room in the Chicago suburb of Elk Grove Village in an alleged domestic incident.

    Elk Grove Police received a call at about 11:30 a.m. for a report of battery at Alexian Brothers Medical Center, located at 800 Biesterfield Road. Police were told someone had attacked a family member while visiting the patient's room.

    The victim was identified as 42-year-old Francisca Quintero of Burlington, Wisc., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

    A 44-year-old man identified as a family member of the victim has been taken into custody and is being questioned by Elk Grove police. The weapon was also recovered at the scene.

    "Police are reporting that this was an isolated domestic incident and no patients or employees were in danger or harmed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victim," officials at Alexian Brothers Medical Center said in a statement.

    No other patients were harmed in the incident, police said.