New Jersey woman, 27, charged with stabbing and killing her identical twin sister – a ‘devoted’ mother-of-three
- Amanda Ramirez, of Camden, NJ, was charged with aggravated manslaughter
- The 27-year-old was arrested for stabbing her identical twin, Anna, to death
- Cops said they found Anna unconscious and with stab wounds early Saturday
- Anna was taken to a local hospital and declared dead at around 6:20 a.m.
- The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office did not release details on the motive
- Amanda is held in Camden County jail pending a pretrial detention hearing
- Anna’s obituary says she was a ‘devoted mother’ of three and a nursing assistant
Anna Ramirez, 27, pictured in May, was allegedly fatally stabbed by her twin sister, Amanda, early on Saturday
A 27-year-old woman was arrested and charged with stabbing her identical twin to death on Saturday in Camden, New Jersey.
Amanda Ramirez was charged with aggravated manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of her sister, Anna Ramirez, at around 5:30 a.m. in the Centennial Village Apartments complex on the 1200 block of East State Street, according to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office.
Police said they received a call of an unconscious woman at the address and discovered Anna with stab wound to her chest.
She was taken to Cooper University Hospital and was pronounced dead less than an hour later.
Officials did not release details about the motive in the stabbing.
Anna was found with a stab wound to her chest on Saturday morning and declared dead shortly after in hospital. Her obituary says she was a ‘devoted mother’ of three daughters
Her sister, Amanda, was later arrested and taken to the Camden County Correctional Facility.
Prosecutor’s office did not announce the charge until Monday.
She is awaiting a pretrial hearing to determine whether she will be allowed to post bond.
Camden County Police responded to reports of an unconscious female on the 1200 block of East State Street at the Centennial Village Apartments at around 5:40 a.m. on Saturday
Police, pictured near the crime scene, did not release details about the motive in the stabbing
According to Anna’s online obituary, she was a ‘devoted mother’ of three daughters.
A GoFundMe page described her death as an ‘extremely painful and unexpected tragedy’, and says Anna ‘was known and loved by her peers’ and that she had a ‘humble demeanor, kindness and willingness to give with a pure heart’.
There are three other sisters in her family apart from the twins.
Facebook photos show Anna in June (left) and in 2018 (right). Her obituary said she was a nursing assistant who ‘enjoyed family dinners and weekly time hanging out with her sisters’
Loved ones posting on her Facebook page expressed disbelief at her death, with one person saying she was praying for her sister that the alleged stabbing didn’t add up
Facebook users posted on Anna’s page in response to the news of her death on Saturday
The website says Anna ‘worked for many years in the medical field as a certified nursing assistant’.
She ‘enjoyed family dinners and weekly time hanging out with her sisters’.
Her funeral is set to take place on Thursday in Pennsauken.
Loved ones posting on her Facebook page expressed disbelief at her death.
One person wrote: ‘Rip Anna my prayers are with your kids and family this is just unsettling I’m praying for these baby girls yours and your sisters I’m praying for your sister this don’t add up.’