UPDATE: Stabbing Suspect Found...In Kootenai County Jail - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Stabbing Suspect Found...In Kootenai County Jail

KHQ.COM - Spokane Police just confirmed that the man they believe was involved in the stabbing of a 29-year-old man near 600 W. Garland back on May 1st, is already in jail, in Idaho.

Records show Joshua Fleming has been in the Kootenai County Jail since May 18th when he was arrested for a probation violation. 

Back on May 1st, Spokane Police were called to a stabbing in an alley south of 600 W. Garland. When officers arrived, they found a 29-year-old man with numerous stab wounds to his upper chest and head. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of those wounds. 

Since then, Major Crimes Detectives have been working on the investigation and publicly identified Fleming as a suspect on Tuesday. Not long after the release came out, it was discovered that Fleming was already in jail in Kootenai County. 

Fleming has an arrest warrant in Spokane County for 1st Degree Assault in connection to the stabbing. 

Previous Coverage:

KHQ.COM - Spokane Police are searching for Joshua D. Fleming who detectives believe stabbed a man on May 1, 2012 near 600 W. Garland.

On May 1, 2012, Spokane Police responded to a stabbing in the alley south of 600 W. Garland.  Officers found the 29-year-old male had suffered numerous stab wounds to his upper chest and head.  The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.  

Major Crimes Detectives spent the following weeks working on the investigation. The suspect has been identified as Joshua D. Fleming (7/11/80).  An arrest warrant has been issued for Fleming for 1st Degree Assault. 

Anyone with any information as to Fleming's whereabouts is asked to call Crimestoppers at 327-5111

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