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Port Arthur Police Department
News Release
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Date: 01/26/2018

Time: 11:30 pm

Location: 621 6th Street

Incident: Manslaughter

Port Arthur, Texas, January 27, 2018 -On the above date and time officers from the Port Arthur Police Department responded to a stabbing incident. Upon arrival officers located a male victim with a stab wound to his chest. Officers detained a male suspect on scene.

During the course of the investigation officers determined that a disturbance between the two individuals happened prior to evolving into a physical altercation. During the altercation the suspect stabbed the victim in the chest with a long knife. The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth for medical treatment. The victim was subsequently pronounced deceased at the hospital shortly after arrival. 

The suspect was placed into custody and transported to Port Arthur Police Station for further investigation. After detectives from Criminal Investigation Division conducted the interview the suspect was charged with manslaughter. 

The victim’s name is currently withheld pending notification of next of kin.

This incident is currently being investigated by Port Arthur Police Department Criminal Investigation Division.

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