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(UPDATE) Fatal Stabbing in Belltown Neighborhood 

Update 09/27/2023 at 6:50 a.m.

The 58-year-old male suspect has been located and arrested for murder. He was booked into King County Jail yesterday evening.

Original Post 09/23/2023 6:48 a.m.

Police responded to a report of a stabbing in the Belltown neighborhood Friday afternoon. 

Around 5:00 p.m. officers arrived and found the male victim who sustained a life-threatening wound in the lobby of an apartment building in the 100 block of Cedar Street. 

Police provided life-saving aid until Seattle Fire responded to take over medical care. Even after further life-saving measures were taken, SFD pronounced the male victim deceased at the scene. 

Officers have identified the male suspect involved in the physical altercation. The suspect fled from the location prior to police arrival. 

Police searched for the suspect but have not yet located him. 

The Crime Scene Investigation Unit arrived to assist with processing the scene. Homicide detectives will lead the investigation of this case. 

If anyone has information about this incident, please call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.