Local and state authorities are investigating a deadly stabbing in West Springfield.
Christen Longley, 31, of West Springfield has been arrested following an overnight stabbing on Chester Street.
The victim, 30-year-old Jennifer Best, was transported to Baystate Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
The Hampden District Attorney’s Office is investigating the incident.
“I would like to thank the West Springfield Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit for their immediate response and quick action that has led to the arrest of a suspect in connection with this fatal incident,” said District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni.
Longley is expected to be arraigned Monday in Springfield District Court on charges of Murder and Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon.
Investigators believe that this is an isolated incident. They do not believe there are other suspects.
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