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Family Identifies Woman Fatally Stabbed by Still-At-Large Boyfriend in San Mateo Home

Family members have identified the woman who was fatally stabbed by her still-at-large boyfriend Saturday afternoon in San Mateo. 

The victim — 34-year-old Colleen Straw — was brutally attacked by Anthony Kirincic, 22, according to police who have yet to confirm the woman's identity. 

Officers initially responded to a call for a domestic disturbance around 12 p.m. Saturday on the 1500 block of B Street.

Straw was found critically injured with visible stab wounds, police said, adding that she later died at the scene.

Kirincic, who has been identified as the suspect, fled the scene prior to officers arriving, police said.

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Anthony Kirincic is wanted on suspicion of fatally stabbing his girlfriend in San Mateo. (Nov. 28, 2015)

The search for Kirincic Saturday afternoon extended into San Carlos after his vehicle was found in a parking garage near Holly Street and Industrial Avenue. Police closed off nearby streets during the search and investigation.

San Mateo police and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are actively working to locate the suspect. As of Sunday evening, no arrest had been made.

Police also notified law enforcement authorities at San Francisco International Airport and BART stations in Daly City and Colma to be on the lookout for the suspect.

Kirincic is considered to be armed and dangerous. Anyone with information Kirincic's whereabouts is asked to get in touch with San Mateo police Sgt. Teixeira at (650) 522-7700.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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