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68-year-old woman identified as Arlington stabbing victim

Police say they have no motive after finding a woman dead on her front lawn suffering from stab wounds in the 2400 block of Cesery Boulevard on Thursday.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — A neighbor tells First Coast News the woman found dead Thursday on the front lawn of her home on Cesery Boulevard is 68-year-old Gail Clark.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office initially said Thursday the victim was a 75-year-old after responding to the 2400 block of Cesery Boulevard. Police have not given official identification of the victim, but said her body suffered blunt force trauma and stab wounds.

Police said they received a 911 call at about 10:15 a.m. when a woman was found unresponsive in her yard. Police estimate she likely died between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Detectives say the victim talked to her daughter at around 6 a.m. Jacksonville firefighters were first to arrive on the scene and pronounced the woman dead, according to police.

Kitchen utensils were found near the crime scene, police said during a news conference Thursday.

Heidi Stevenson lives directly across the street from Clark and tells First Coast News Clark was "a sweet, petite lady who didn't have enemies."

“I used to go over there and borrow eggs and sugar from her. She’d come over here, and we’d sit and chat," Stevenson said.

Stevenson said even though Clark was quiet, she got along with everyone in the neighborhood.

“I’d give her rides here and there and do yardwork for her," Stevenson said. "She never had issues with anybody. She kept to herself. She was a quiet old lady.”

A man living at the same address was arrested Thursday, however, his arrest wasn't confirmed whether or not it was linked to the woman's death.

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