Holy crap - a female psychologist was stabbed to death, allegedly by a patient, at her Upper East Side office near 79th and York last night. (Thanks to Marie for the multiple tips). According to NBC, A second doctor who police say came to her aid was also stabbed and badly wounded, sources told WNBC.
Police have indentified the victim as 56-year-old Kathryn Faughey, who was killed at her office on East 79th Street. She lived across the street at another apartment building.
The male therapist was seriously injured with cuts to his face and was taken to Bellevue Hospital. He has not been identified.
Preliminary information from the scene indicates the attack happened before 9 p.m. and the weapon used might have been a meat-cleaver type of weapon, police officials said.
Police said they recovered two weapons from the scene: a meat cleaver-type weapon and a large knife.
According to the report a suspect has been identified by no arrest was made as of early this morning.