Friday, March 5, 2010

Victim of deadly stabbing identified

At 1:17 a.m. today, March 5, officers were dispatched to the 5300 block of Paseo on a cutting.

The victim and suspect were arguing when the suspect stabbed the victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he died hours later. The victim has been identified as 37-year-old Joseph L. Wilson of Kansas City, Mo.

The suspect was taken into custody at the scene.

Wilson's is Kansas City's 15th homicide of 2010 compared to 18 at this date in 2009 and 19 in 2008.