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POLICE IDENTIFY VICTIM OF FATAL STABBING (Update)

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Sioux City Police have released the name of the victim in a fatal stabbing Tuesday night in Morningside.

She is 55-year-old Lisa Belk of Sioux City, who was the mother of the man arrested and charged in her death.

30-year-old Paul Belk of Beaufort, South Carolina has been charged with 1st Degree Murder and Willful Injury.

Court documents state that Paul Belk allegedly stabbed his mother in the head with a pair of scissors and stabbed his 28-year-old sister Susan Belk with a knife at an apartment at 3811 Peters Avenue during a family argument.

The injured sister was said to have sustained serious injuries.

Paul Belk is being held in the Woodbury County Jail on $500,000 bond.

It is the first murder reported in Sioux City in 2020.