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Woman arrested after allegedly stabbing her father to death, police say

Phoenix police said that the woman "indicated she had stabbed her father, Cory Little, during an argument."

PHOENIX — A woman is in jail on manslaughter charges after allegedly stabbing her father during an argument, a spokesman with the Phoenix Police Department said.

According to police, officers responded to the scene at an apartment complex near 29th and Sweetwater Avenues on Tuesday night.

Upon arrival, officers found 44-year-old Cory Little bleeding and unresponsive. A short time later, fire crews responded, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shaqueila Hudson, 27, was detained by police officers and the department reported that she "indicated she had stabbed her father" during an argument.

After detectives spoke with witnesses and cleared the scene, Hudson was booked into jail on one count of manslaughter.

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