Woman Accused in Stabbing Death of 21-Year-Old on Seward Street

Woman Accused in Stabbing Death of 21-Year-Old on Seward Street

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By TWC News Web Staff

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A Rochester woman is dead and another woman is arrested after a stabbing late Monday night on Rochester’s west side.

Just before midnight, police responded to Seward Street for calls of a woman stabbed outside. At the scene, police learned Lynaya Griffin, 21, had been stabbed in the upper body and taken to Strong Memorial Hospital by private vehicle.

Griffin died from her injuries about an hour later.

Azya Gilbert-Jackson, 24, of Rochester, was arrested and is charged with murder in the second-degree.

Police continue to investigate the incident.