Man stabbed to death in East Lake Courts in Chattanooga

Man stabbed to death in East Lake Courts in Chattanooga

July 27th, 2014 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

A 23-year-old was stabbed to death in East Lake Courts Sunday.

The stabbing occurred at 2525 6th Ave. Court, the same address where Melvin Crayton, an 18-year-old high school student, was fatally shot July 7.

Chattanooga Police officers responded to the stabbing at about 2:48 a.m. Sunday. They located a 23-year-old black male with a stab wound to his chest. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died from the injury.

The victim's name will be released after his family is notified. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available. Chattanooga Police are asking anyone with information regarding this crime to call 423-698-2525.

Check the Times Free Press for more as the investigation develops.