According to the Associated Press, police in Maine are investigating the death of a woman who was stabbed outside of a laundromat downtown Lewiston.

Authorities say Kimbery Dobbie, 48-years-old, was stabbed Sunday morning and died later in the day at Central Maine Medical Center.

Investigators say, Dobbie had just started a load of laundry and had taken her two young children outside when the assault took place. Police say a witness managed to subdue the alleged assailant until authorities could arrive. The suspect, who has not been identified was quickly taken into custody.

An autopsy will most likely take place sometime today in Augusta, Maine.

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