UPDATE: EPD Investigating a Murder After Woman Is Violently Attacked.

UPDATE: The Vanderburgh County Coroners says the woman who was violently attacked, Thursday afternoon, has died.

Diamond Rankin, 28, was stabbed at a home in the 700 block of Taylor Avenue.

She was rush to Deaconess hospital where she died.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday afternoon.


Evansville Police are investigating an attempted murder, after a woman was violently attacked.

According to a police report, 28-year-old Diamond Rochell Shepard-Rankin was attacked with a knife.

The call came in around 4:30, Thursday afternoon, in the 700 block of Taylor Avenue.

Rankin was found alone, just inside the front door of the Taylor Avenue home.

Her injuries are said to be critical and life-threatening.

Police are looking for witnesses and say they have recently responded to calls at this home for different types of disturbances.

It is unclear, at this time, if those previous calls are related to this violent attack.



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