Woman arrested in Thursday morning Topeka stabbing

Tiffany Riley (Source: Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office)
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A 34-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a Thursday morning stabbing that left a man fighting for his life, according to the Topeka Police Dept.

Tiffany A. Riley was booked into the Shawnee Co. Dept. of Corrections on a count of aggravated battery, TPD said. Investigators say she knew the victim, Michael Ortiz.

Ortiz, 34, was found suffering from life-threatening injuries shortly after 9:30 a.m., when officers started receiving reports of a possible stabbing in the 700 block of SE Ridgeview Dr., according to police.

Ortiz was taken to the a local hospital for treatment and is expected to survive, they added.