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93-year-old woman murdered in Roselawn

Ida Martin (Source:  Martin Family) Ida Martin (Source: Martin Family)

ROSELAWN, OH (FOX19) - Police are investigating the stabbing of an elderly woman.

Police say that a call came in a short time after 6 p.m. Tuesday evening for a report of a stabbing outside a senior living apartment complex in the 1500 block of Summit Road. 

Police responded and found Ida Martin, 93, laying on the sidewalk and bleeding. She was taken to the hospital, where she died. Police say she was stabbed at least once, but her family and friends say it was at least four times.

Martin was out for a walk when the stabbing occurred. Police suspect she may have been robbed.

Martin celebrated her 93rd birthday in August. Her family says she was a fixture at Chili Time in St. Bernard and the Hartwell Frisch's. She had lived in the senior living complex for decades.

Investigators were on the scene for several hours looking for clues. Residents of the apartment complex report seeing a suspicious person in the area. The suspect is a black male who had a white bandana over his face. Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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