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POLICE IDENTIFY STABBING VICTIM (UPDATE)

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UPDATED 1:30PM 6/5/17

Sioux City Police have identified the victim of a fatal stabbing Saturday night on the city’s northside.

21 year old James Purcell died from a stab wound he received during a disturbance involving a large number of people near 420 17th St around 10:20pm.

No arrests have been made yet resulting from that incident.

Police are continuing their investigation.

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Sioux City Police are investigating the stabbing death of a man Saturday night.

Police say they responded to a disturbance involving a large number of people near 420 17th St around 10:20pm.

Officers learned that an adult male had been stabbed during the incident.

The victim later died as a result of his injury.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim at this time.

They say no charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.