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UPDATE: Stabbing victim's name released

Posted at 11:51 AM, Nov 12, 2019

LANSING, Mich. — On Monday, Nov. 11 at around 10:34 p.m. Jackson Police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of W. Morrell Street for a 911 call that a man had been stabbed, according to a press release.

The victim, Malik Dondre Dearing, a 26-year-old man, was located at the residence with an apparent stab wound to the chest, the release states.

Dearing was transported to Henry Ford Allegiance by ambulance and died a shortly after arriving at the hospital, according to the release.

The release said the investigation led to a 21-year-old female acquaintance of the man as being a suspect for the stabbing.

The release said the woman was located and arrested at a residence in the 2900 block of Kibby Road shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday morning and is currently being lodged at the Jackson County Jail pending charges.

Jackson Fire and Police Services said an autopsy is expected to be conducted Wednesday afternoon.

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