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Woman stabbed by unknown man across from UNLV, police say

A woman was stabbed to death while she was sleeping across from UNLV.

The woman was found unresponsive just after 6 p.m. on Wednesday outside a business on the 1400 block of East University Avenue, near Maryland Parkway and Harmon Avenue, according to aTuesday statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.

Police said the woman was stabbed by an unknown man while sleeping outside the business. The suspect ran off before police arrived and had not been arrested as of Tuesday morning.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Clark County coroner’s office on Tuesday identified the woman as Jody Devries, 57. She died from multiple stab and incised wounds.

Her death was ruled a homicide, according to the coroner.

Anyone with information may call Metro at 702-828-3521.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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