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Police: Man fatally stabbed on the southeast side of Muncie

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Posted at 9:50 PM, Dec 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-19 21:50:50-05

MUNCIE — A man was stabbed to death Saturday afternoon on the southeast side of Muncie, according to police.

Muncie Police Department officers were called to investigate the incident around 1:40 p.m. in the 1700 block of South Biltmore Avenue, near East Memorial Drive and South Burlington Avenue.

Officers found a 24-year-old man who had been stabbed when they arrived, MPD Deputy Chief Melissa Pease said in an email. The man later died.

Detectives are speaking with a person of interest, Pease said. Their identity hasn't been released.

The incident remains under investigation and additional details have not been released.