Woman fatally stabbed by ex-boyfriend who broke into her Harlem apartment

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A woman was fatally stabbed by her ex-boyfriend inside her Manhattan apartment on Wednesday night, police and sources said.

The 27-year-old victim was attacked in Harlem when the suspect broke in at about 8:45 p.m after he unsuccessfully attempted to enter through a fire escape hours earlier, according to police and sources.

Once inside, the man, 26, unleashed a savage attack on his ex-girlfriend, stabbing her multiple times throughout the body, police and sources said.

Amid the struggle, the victim was also able to stab her attacker, once in his neck and another time to his chest, according to police and sources.

The woman was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals Metropolitan, but could not be saved, police said.

EMS took the man to Harlem Hospital, where is in police custody in critical condition, authorities said.

Charges against him were pending late Wednesday night.

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