Man killed in stabbing; person of interest in custody

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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Roanoke Police said a man has died as a result of a stabbing.

According to a news release, Roanoke Police responded to the 300 block of Walnut Ave SE to a report of a stabbing around 7:30 a.m. Friday.

On arrival, officers found an adult male with stab wounds. The man was transported by Roanoke Fire-EMS to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Officers are currently on the scene, and have a person of interest in custody, the release stated.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540)344-8500.

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