BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man is in custody after a 57-year-old woman was fatally stabbed Tuesday night, according to Baltimore City Police.

Police were called shortly before 9:30 p.m. to an apartment in the 500 block of Dolphin Street to investigate a reported disturbance.

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When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive 57-year-old woman suffering from stab wounds.

Medics were called and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Officers placed a man at the scene into custody as a person of interest. On Thursday, police identified him as 76-year-old Ronald Tazewell of Baltimore and said he’s charged with first-degree murder.

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Ronald Tazewell. Credit: Baltimore Police

Homicide detectives responded to the location and assumed control over the investigation.

Anyone with additional information is urged to contact Homicide detectives, at 410-396-2100.

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Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.  You can also submit an anonymous online text-tip to Metro Crime Stoppers by visiting the MCS website.

CBS Baltimore Staff