Woman, 55, fatally stabbed in Paulsboro

A 55-year-old woman was stabbed to death inside her Gloucester County home Thursday, authorities said.

Police called to the unit block of Capital Street in Paulsboro about 5:40 a.m. for a report of an unconscious woman found the body of Alesia Burns. An autopsy conducted at Inspira Hospital in Woodbury concluded that she died of multiple stab wounds and ruled the death a homicide, authorities said.

There were three children and one other adult in the residence when 911 was called by the adult.

Anyone with information about the homicide can contact Detective Bryn Wilden of the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office at 856-384-5610 or Detective Michael Minnitti of the Paulsboro Police Department at 856-423-6222.