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Durham Police Investigate Stabbing Death

Posted April 12, 2008 11:06 p.m. EDT
Updated April 12, 2008 11:18 p.m. EDT

— Police are investigating a homicide that occurred late Saturday night near West Piedmont Avenue at Scout Drive in Durham.

Just after 8:30 p.m., officers responded to a “stabbing call" in the area. They found a man stabbed in the chest lying partially in the roadway near West Piedmont Avenue at Scout Drive. The victim, whose name is not being released at this time, was transported to Duke Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators do not have any motive or suspect descriptions at this time.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call Sgt. Jack Cates at 560-4440, ext. 262, or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.