16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. – Authorities say a 16-year-old girl has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder and accused of stabbing her Uber driver to death in a suburb of Chicago.

Lincolnwood police say they responded to a report of a man screaming for help at about 3:20 p.m., Tuesday, when she was 34-year-old Grant Wilson of Wilmette with multiple stab wounds. They say Wilson told them he was a driver for the ride-sharing service Uber and his passenger stabbed him. The police say they are Eliza Wasni in the vicinity of the crime scene in possession of two weapons which they believe she used in the stabbing.

Wilson died in a nearby hospital. The Cook County state attorney’s office says Wasni is scheduled to appear in bond court Wednesday afternoon in Skokie.

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