Police: Jamaican female soccer player killed during fight



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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Authorities in Jamaica say a member of the women's national soccer team has been stabbed to death.

Police said Friday that 20-year-old Tarania Clarke was killed during a fight with another woman over a cellphone. The stabbing occurred late Thursday in the capital of Kingston.

Officials say the unidentified woman has been detained.

Clarke was a midfielder for the Reggae Girlz.

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