Fairbanks police investigating murder at Alaska Motel

Fairbanks police stand outside the Alaska Motel on the afternoon of Nov. 27, 2017, as they investigate a stabbing death on the premises.

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Fairbanks police are investigating a murder that took place this morning at the Alaska Motel on South Cushman Street.
Police responded just before noon to the Alaska Motel at 1546 South Cushman Street after a report of a fight between two women and possible stabbing. They discovered a woman who had been stabbed; she was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, where she died from her injuries.
As of 1:15 p.m., police had not identified a suspect in the case and the victim's name was being withheld pending notification of her next of kin. Detectives are investigating at the scene and in the surrounding area. Police ask anyone who may have seen the altercation or events surrounding it to contact them at 450-6500.