philadelphia laundromat owner stabbed death in robbery

Some more tragic news out of Philadelphia... Yesterday, 53-year-old Huan Mo was stabbed to death during a robbery of her family-owned laundromat. She had apparently been laying in the laundromat office for hours before her husband and teenage son found her body last night: Dad, son find mother slain in family’s laundromat.
They had been trying to reach Mo on the phone after she did not return to their South Philadelphia home, said Capt. James Clark, commander of the Homicide Unit.

He said Mo was last seen alive around 6:30 p.m. Typically, she closed the laundromat around 8 p.m., he said.

Between those times, detectives believe an attacker armed with either a knife or a screwdriver forced Mo into the office, where she put up a "fierce struggle," Clark said.

When her husband and son arrived, they found the doors to the business wide open and a blood trail leading to the office.

"Inside the office area, quite frankly, was very gruesom," Clark said. "It appears she fought back for her life."
According to police, the assailant got away with $100 to $200. Detectives have been scouring the area for any nearby cameras that might have caught footage of the attackers. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334 or 3335. More here: Laundromat Owner's Brutal Murder Shocks Patrons.

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