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Woman Stabbed at Ritz-Carlton in Virginia; Suspect Tackled by Guest: Police

The woman suffered life-threatening injuries

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A guest at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner hotel tackled a blood-covered man after he allegedly stabbed a woman in her hotel room, police said.

The suspect, 34-year-old Igor Koob of Washington, D.C., allegedly went inside the woman’s hotel room Wednesday night and assaulted her, Fairfax County Police said.

The woman had life-threatening wounds to the upper body, police said.

Another guest heard loud noises and saw a man who was covered in blood run out, police said.

The guest tackled the man to the ground and held him until officers arrived, police said.

Officers arrived about 9:30 p.m., then found the injured woman and the suspect, police said.

The victim and suspect were taken for hospital care. The suspect’s injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said.

Koob was arrested on a charge of aggravated malicious wounding, police said.

Police haven't said whether the suspect and victim knew each other.

Major Crime Bureau detectives are investigating.

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