UNION CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A woman walking in the area of 36th Street and New York Avenue was stabbed at around 6 a.m. on Monday, police said. She was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office announced early in the afternoon that a person of interest in the case had been detained.

Earlier, officer searched the scene for evidence, but police did not release any other details.

The Hudson County Homicide Unit is leading the investigation.