Three people were reportedly stabbed inside a home in unincorporated Redwood City on Tuesday morning, one fatally, and the suspect in the stabbing was dead prior to the arrival of San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies.
At about 5:20 a.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a stabbing in a home on Sequoia Avenue, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Det. Rosemerry Blankswade said in a video statement on social media.
“The suspect was deceased prior to our arrival and there are three adult victims,” Blankswade said. “One of the victims succumbed to the injuries, and the other two were transported to a local hospital.”
The sheriff’s office wasn’t immediately releasing names of the victims and called the incident “isolated.”
“The suspect was known to this family,” Blankswade said. “We are looking into a possible motive.”
We are investigating a homicide that occurred around 5:20 this morning in a residence on Sequoia Avenue in unincorporated Redwood City.
-The suspect is deceased.
-3 adult victims have been stabbed
-1 victim is deceased.
-This is an isolated incident.
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— San Mateo County S.O (@SMCSheriff) August 11, 2020