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Stabbing death leads to homicide investigation

One person was taken into custody at the scene.

Posted: Jun 13, 2019 10:09 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph police are investigating a homicide after a man died following a stabbing.

Police were called to the intersection of S. 26th and Mitchell Avenue around 8:00 p.m. Monday.

According to a witness on the scene, the victim was stabbed several times by another man during a fight.

One person was taken into custody at the scene.

Police said both the victim and the suspect were 39-year-old men. Their names have not been released.

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