Venezuelan police investigating stabbing death of American priest in eastern city

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan police and prosecutors are investigating the stabbing death of an American priest.

The Attorney General's Office says Father Esteban Woods was slain inside his apartment in the eastern city of Puerto Ordaz on Thursday. No arrests have been made.

Prosecutors say Woods suffered several knife wounds.

The prosecutor's office says Woods was a 68-year-old native of Vancouver, Washington, and served as a priest in Venezuela's Roman Catholic Church for 23 years