Update: Man dies, another in custody following stabbing in St. Joseph

Victim from a possible stabbing on Mitchell Avenue taken to the hospital Wednesday evening.

Posted: Jun 12, 2019 9:05 PM
Updated: Jun 12, 2019 10:45 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Police confirm that one man has died following a stabbing in St. Joseph Wednesday night. Police say that one person is in custody.

The stabbing taking place near the intersection of S. 26th St. and Mitchell Ave.

A witness at the scene says there was confrontation between two men and a woman around 8 p.m. The two men traded punches, then one pulled out a knife and stabbed the other man three or four times. The witness describe the knife to be at least six inches long.

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