Woman stabbed to death on South Side

BY REEMA AMIN AND SAM CHARLES Staff Reporters

January 7, 2014 3:52AM

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Updated: January 7, 2014 11:16PM

A man was charged with murder Tuesday night in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old woman on the Southwest Side.

Adan Montano, 37, was charged with one count of first-degree murder. He’s accused of stabbing Stephanie Serrano to death at a house party in the 2900 block of West 63rd Street about 10:15 p.m. Monday, authorities said.

Serrano, of the 8300 block of South Komensky Avenue, was stabbed several times, including in the eye and armpit. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 11:12 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Montano later walked in to the 8th District police station, at 3420 W. 63rd St., claiming he had been beaten, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he was treated for a head laceration.

Montano is scheduled to appear in bond court Wednesday.

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