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Woman stabbed, found outside burning motel room in National City

Posted at 7:11 AM, Dec 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-13 10:11:55-05

NATIONAL CITY, Calif. (KGTV) -- National City Police are investigating after a woman was found with stab wounds outside a burning motel room.

Police were called to the Roadway Inn Motel on the 600 block of Roosevelt Avenue just before 3 a.m. Sunday after receiving reports of a fire.

When officers arrived, one of the motel rooms was engulfed in flames.

Several guests tried to extinguish the flames while removing an unconscious woman from the room, police say.

Officers found the woman outside the room with multiple stab wounds. She was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.

No information was released about any suspect or suspects in the incident, but police say an investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the National City Police Department’s Investigation Division at 619-336-4411.