US college student, 21, fatally stabbed while studying in Netherlands

An American college student has been stabbed to death in the Netherlands. Sarah Papenheim, of Minnesota, died Wednesday afternoon after she was attacked at her Rotterdam apartment.

The 21-year-old was studying at Erasmus University, Rotterdam police told ABC Eyewitness News. According to police, Papenheim was stabbed by a 23-year-old Dutch man who lived in the same building as the victim.

The suspect was arrested nearly an hour after Papenheim’s body was found. Police believe the two were acquaintances. His identity has not been released.