A Suffolk County Police crime scene unit was at the scene of a homicide in Riverhead this morning. East Main Street was closed to traffic in both directions between Hubbard Avenue and Elton Street. Photo: Peter Blasl

Suffolk County Police arrested a Riverhead woman for stabbing her girlfriend to death at their home.

Riverhead Town Police responded to 1142A East Main St. just before midnight last night for a call of a disturbance, Suffolk police said in a press release. When officers arrived, there was no one at the home and there was evidence of a struggle, police said. Responding officers located a female stabbing victim at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead a short time later. 

The victim, Marta Esmerelda Ramirez-Carbajal, 20, was pronounced dead, according to a Suffolk Police press release. The victim’s girlfriend, Karen Abigail Delacruz-Reyes, 21, who was also at the hospital, was charged with Manslaughter in the FirstDegree.

Delacruz-Reyes will be arraigned today at Riverhead Justice Court, police said.

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