The Cleveland Police Department and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office are investigating a fatal stabbing.
Thursday around 5:38 p.m., Police Dispatch received a call from Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to respond to 10109 Lake Avenue for a white male with multiple stab wounds to the back and neck.
The victim has been identified as 49-year-old David Fraser of Cleveland.
Upon arrival, on scene officers conferred with EMTs and were advised that the victim had multiple stab wounds to the back and neck and expired from his injuries. The Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit and Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office were notified and responded to the scene.
Preliminary investigation reveals that a neighbor was checking on the well being of the victim and upon checking the apartment the victim was found with multiple stab wounds. EMS was notified and responded to the scene.