Teen Found Stabbed To Death On Queens Sidewalk

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November 16, 2019 - 11:40 am
Jamaica Queens stabbing

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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- An teenager was stabbed twice in the chest and died on a sidewalk Friday night in Queens.

Police have identified the victim as Talasia Cuffie, 17, of Long Island City, Queens. Her family has been notified.

A resident of 166th Street in Jamaica says she heard screaming from the sidewalk just before 10 p.m and called 911.

Cuffie was found covered in blood and stabbed twice in the chest. She was taken to Jamaica Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The Daily News reported earlier that she hadn't been carrying any identification, and that she was not recognized by residents in the area. 

No arrests have been made.