Roanoke Police: Early morning stabbing leaves one person dead

This morning, just before 7:30 a.m., Roanoke Police responded to the 300 block of Walnut Avenue, SE, in reference to a stabbing.

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

Officers are currently on the scene and they do have a person of interest in custody at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 540-344-8500 and share what you know. Tips can also be sent via text to 274637; please begin the text with "RoanokePD" to ensure it's properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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