An El Cajon Police cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A woman was stabbed to death near a bus stop in El Cajon Wednesday evening.

Officers received a call about 6:40 p.m. of a person who appeared to be homeless sitting near a pool of blood at a bus stop close to the intersection of Madison Avenue and Walter Way, according to Lt. Keith MacArthur of the El Cajon Police Department.

Upon arrival, officers found a woman who appeared to have been stabbed at least once and began performing CPR. The victim was taken to a hospital where she died, MacArthur said.

The woman’s name was not disclosed and a motive for the stabbing and description of a suspect were not immediately available.

Anyone who witnessed this incident was asked to call police at 619-579- 3311 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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