Cedar Rapids police identify woman stabbed to death at motel

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – Cedar Rapids police have identified a woman who was stabbed to death Saturday as a Cedar Rapids resident. Police on Monday identified the woman as 34-year-old Katrina Latrese Brinson. She and another woman were stabbed early Saturday at a Rodeway Inn in Cedar Rapids. Police were called to the motel to check on a disturbance and were directed by the woman to a man running from the building. An officer chased the man and shot him. The man, who hasn’t been identified, remained in a hospital Monday in critical condition. The officer who shot him will be identified later. The second woman who was stabbed was treated at a hospital and released. Police said there is no known link between the man and the female victims.