Samantha Woll, president of Isaac Agree Downtown Detroit Synagogue, was found  stabbed to death outside her home in Lafayette Park, Detroit.

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She was actively engaged in local politics and had previously held positions with U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin and Michigan's Attorney General, Dana Nessel.

Police discovered her body with multiple stab wounds and a trail of blood leading to her home.

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The motive for the killing remains unknown, and the FBI is assisting in the investigation.

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer expressed their condolences and shock at her tragic death.

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Woll was known for her dedication to serving her community and building understanding across faiths.

Colleagues and friends remembered her as a positive, kind, and dedicated individual who did not deserve such a fate.

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Colleagues and friends remembered her as a positive, kind, and dedicated individual who did not deserve such a fate.

The Jewish community and AJC mourned the loss of Woll, who was known for her role in bridging Muslim-Jewish relations.

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Detroit Police Chief James White called for patience as investigators examined all available evidence.

The case is being treated as a homicide, and an update on the investigation was      expected the following day.

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