A 40-year-old Worcester man was arrested Friday night on charges that he stabbed a woman to death.
Antonio Lucas of 27 County St. had previously dated the victim, according to a police news statement. The stabbing victim was not identified.
Worcester police responded to the home for a report of a stabbing and were flagged down by witness, investigators said. Police located Lucas leaving the area and detained him before entering the home, according to the news release.
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"Inside the residence, officers and paramedics located a female victim who had been stabbed," police said. "Paramedics pronounced her deceased."
The Detective Bureau and Crime Scene Unit were called to investigate. Lucas has been charged with homicide.