Woman in apartment fire was stabbed

A woman whose body was found after a fire in her West Rogers Park apartment fire Wednesday was stabbed to death, Chicago Police spokesman Marcel Bright said.

The fire broke out around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at 1958 W. Norwood. The stabbing victim, identified as Lajuana Odesanya, 46, was found dead inside her bedroom.

According to a spokesman at the Cook County Medical Examiner office Odesanya died from multiple stab wounds.

Police believe the fire was intentionally set but Bright said there are no suspects yet.

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