Witnesses not cooperating after 49-year-old Renee Davis of Joliet fatally stabbed in Morgan Park

A woman who died after being stabbed Tuesday morning in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side has been identified as 49-year-old Renee M. Davis of southwest suburban Joliet.

Officers responded to the 1300 block of West 108th Place at 6:11 a.m. and found a woman with a small puncture wound to the shoulder, according to Chicago Police, who said she was highly intoxicated.

Davis taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where she was pronounced dead at 7:19 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. She lived in the 1500 block of Plainfield Road in Joliet.

An autopsy Wednesday found she died of a sharp force injury to the chest, and her death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office

Police said witnesses at the scene were not cooperating with the investigation by Area South detectives, and no one was in custody as of late Wednesday afternoon.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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