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A woman who matched the description of a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing death was taken into custody Thursday after leading police on a slow-speed chase in the South Los Angeles area.

The pursuit began about 11:45 a.m. near Main Street and 88th Place and ended about a half-hour later near Avalon Boulevard and 43rd Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The woman surrendered following a brief standoff with officers after their patrol vehicles blocked the car at an intersection. A child was in the car with her.

The woman and her vehicle matched descriptions from a fatal stabbing that occurred about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Vernon and Central avenues, according to Officer Drake Madison of the LAPD’s Media Relations Section.

Officers responding to an assault with a deadly weapon call found a man with a stab wound at the location. The victim — identified by the coroner’s office as 27-year-old Ronald Miller — was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Madison said.

The woman involved in the chase matched the suspect’s description and when officers tried to pull her over, she took off, Madison said.

Her name was not released and there was no immediate confirmation that she is indeed the stabbing suspect, he said.

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