Man finds neighbor stabbed to death - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Man finds neighbor stabbed to death

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, 49, with multiple stab wounds to the back and neck.

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. 

A next of kin notification has not been made at this time. The official cause of death will be determined by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office.  

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information about this incident to contact the Division of Police Homicide Unit at  216.623.5464. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).  There is nothing further at this time.

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