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Woman stabbed to death in suburban West Palm Beach, man arrested

A woman was found stabbed to death just before noon Thursday in suburban West Palm Beach.

The discovery was made in the 300 block of Glenwood Drive.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 53-year-old Gloria Jean Riley.

The Palm Beach County School District said Riley drove a school bus for the district. Several of her co-workers and extended family gathered at the scene. Some of her relatives are also bus drivers.

The school district said 20 bus routes would be affected and some drivers are being asked to double up.

Drivers will also be on stand-by to cover morning routes.

A men questioned by the sheriff’s office was later arrested. Willie Lee Smith faces charges of first degree murder.

He will be held without bond and is expected to make a court appearance Friday.

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