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A 23-year-old man has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a woman in the neck in Boyertown on Thursday, state police said Friday.

According to state police:

Austin Miller, no address provided, and Christina Blackburn, 24, no address given, got into an argument about 8 a.m. at 1 S. Reading Ave.

During the argument, Blackburn got a knife. A fight broke out, with the two struggling for the knife.

Miller overpowered Blackburn, gained control of the knife and stabbed Blackburn in the neck.

Blackburn was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital, near Allentown, where she was pronounced dead.

Miller was taken to Reading Central Court for arraignment on charges of homicide, aggravated assault and reckless endangering. Arraignment information was not immediately available.

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