Authorities investigate fatal stabbing in Lawrence, Kan.

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Lawrence police have arrested a suspect in a fatal Christmas morning stabbing that followed a domestic disturbance.

   Officers were called to an apartment around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday and found a victim with critical injuries. Police say lifesaving measures were unsuccessful.

   The Lawrence Journal-World reports (http://bit.ly/19huF1l ) a 27-year-old woman was arrested at the scene and booked into the Douglas County jail on suspicion of second-degree murder.

   Police Sgt. Trent McKinley said the victim's identity was being withheld because the stabbing occurred during a domestic disturbance. The suspect is expected to make an initial court appearance Thursday.

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   Information from: Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World, http://www.ljworld.com

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