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Victim ID'd, suspect arrested in fatal GR stabbing

Posted at 12:04 PM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 12:04:36-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police have identified the victim in a fatal stabbing Sunday morning on the city’s southeast side.

It happened at 5:45 a.m. at a home on Bates Street between Dolbee and Neland avenues. When police got to the scene, they found 55-year-old Tracy Hunter with stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene and the medical examiner has ruled his death was a homicide.

Investigators say there may have been an argument between the victim and the suspect before the stabbing.

A suspect is in custody.