29-Year Old Woman Fatally Slashed on Orchard Street

Orchard Street near Houston. Photo from WNBC.

Police say a woman was found on Orchard Street, just below East Houston, this morning suffering from severe knife wounds to the neck. She was rushed to Beth Israel Hospital, and later declared dead.  The victim was in a first-floor stairwell at 191 Orchard when officers arrived.  The Local East Village Local reported she was 29 years old.