Grandmother fatally stabbed in Astoria

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NYPD detectives are investigating the death of a woman in Astoria, Queens, Wednesday morning.

Officers responding to a 911 call at the Astoria Houses found Donna Blanchard, 64, inside her apartment with "traumatic injuries" to her back, the NYPD said.

The grandmother was apparently stabbed, according to reports.

The Medical Examiner's Officer will determine the cause of death, police said.