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Man dies after being stabbed by family member in Lawrence

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Posted at 1:34 PM, Apr 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-04 11:47:49-04

LAWRENCE — Lawrence Police say a man is dead after he was stabbed by another family member Saturday morning.

Police responded to the 12500 block of Teacup Way around 10 a.m. for a family altercation, according to Lawrence Police Chief Gary Woodruff.

Woodruff tells WRTV the victim was stabbed by another adult male family member. The victim was taken to the hospital where he died.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the man as Bobbie Gene Hill, 74.

On May 2, Eric Futrell was charged with murder by the Marion County Prosecutor's Office.

Woodruff says there is no threat to the public and the circumstances that led to the stabbing remain under investigation.