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Police investigating stabbing death


August 11, 2015
Tuesday PM

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - Ketchikan Police are investigating the stabbing of a man at a residence in the 1100 block of Park Avenue. The male identified as Wayne Nathan, age 33, was transported to Ketchikan General Hospital by ambulance and later died.

Officers of the Ketchikan Police Department responded to the report at approximately 8:40 AM. When officers arrived they found Nathan with a single stab wound to the upper abdomen.

According to a news release, officers contacted the male who allegedly stabbed Nathan, at the residence. Officers conducted numerous interviews with witnesses in the home and search warrants were executed. The name of the suspect of interest was not released.

The Ketchikan Police Department is working with District Attorney’s Office and the investigation is on-going.

Nathan’s body is being sent to the Medical Examiner’s Officer in Anchorage for an autopsy.



Edited by Mary Kauffman, SitNews


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