MINOT, N.D. — Authorities say a 27-year-old man accused of stabbing a woman in Minot faces a murder charge now that the victim has died.

The Minot Police Department says it was notified Tuesday that 25-year-old Sharmaine Leake of Minot has died.

The suspect, Bradley Morales, originally was charged with attempted murder. The stabbing happened Aug. 16.

Morales remains in the Ward County Jail. Bail is set at $1 million.

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