Report: Woman allegedly stabbed to death by her daughter identified


A woman who was stabbed to death in her Tacoma home Saturday morning has been identified, the Tacoma News Tribune reported.

Joyce West, 54, was allegedly stabbed to death by her 40-year-old daughter at her home in the 13000 block of 158th Street Court East.

According to the News Tribune, West's husband, who was also at home, called police to report the stabbing. West was found dead at the scene when police arrived. The suspect had injuries and was taken to the hospital before she was booked into the Pierce County Jail.
West's daughter appeared to have mental issues and had not been staying at the home long, the News Tribune reported.