FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Fairbanks police are investigating after a murder in South Fairbanks today.
Authorities responded just before noon to a call reporting a fight between two women, and a possible stabbing at the Alaska Motel at 15th Avenue and South Cushman Street.
When they arrived at the motel, they found 57 year old Jeanette Miller of Fairbanks, who had been stabbed in her torso.
Emergency medical personnel took Miller to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, but she died from her injuries.
As of news time, police are still investigating and haven't yet identified a possible suspect.
Police said this afternoon that they're looking for a woman, but have little specific information so far about who it might be.
Fairbanks Police Chief Eric Jewkes says detectives are seeking the public's help.
Chief Eric Jewkes; Fairbanks Police Department>>"This is a very busy street. As you can see, all the cars driving by us, this is around lunch hour, so there were a lot of people who were driving by when this happened. So if they saw a female around noon today running down Cushman that seemed out of place, something that seemed out of place, please give us a call and relay that information, it may be very important."
Police ask anyone who might have seen or know of events relating to the fight and stabbing to contact them at 450-6500.