UPDATE: One Man Dead In Downtown Stabbing; Suspected Arrested - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: One Man Dead In Downtown Stabbing; Suspected Arrested

Spokane Police Press Release:

SPOKANE, Wash. - Major crimes detectives have made an arrest in the early morning stabbing at 3rd and Howard.  24 year old David J Fagundes was booked into the Spokane County jail this afternoon for 2nd degree murder.  The investigation is still under way for more facts in this case.  The name of the victim is being withheld.

Spokane police found a stabbing victim in the roadway at 3rd and Howard this morning.  The victim of the stabbing later died as a result of the injuries.  Major crimes detectives worked diligently all morning, interviewing witness' and later contacting Fagundes.  It was determined that he was involved in the stabbing.  Detectives are still working on the motive for the incident.

Previous Coverage:

SPOKANE, Wash. - One man is dead after being stabbed in downtown Spokane early Sunday morning.

Police say they received a call just after 4am of a man laying in the middle of the road at 3rd & Howard. They transported him to the hospital for treatment of a stab wound, where he later died. The victim has not been identified. 

3rd Ave. from Wall to Howard was closed from about 4:50am to 9:00am.

Police are still investigating and the area will remain closed for the morning.

We will update this story as soon as any new information becomes available.

Previous Coverage:

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating a stabbing in downtown Spokane in the area of 3rd & Howard. Right now 3rd Ave. is closed to all traffic.

We have a crew headed to the scene to gather more information.

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