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Stabbing incident leads to murder investigation

Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. Source: WLBT Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. Source: WLBT
Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. Source: WLBT Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. Source: WLBT
Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. Source: WLBT Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. Source: WLBT
Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. Source: WLBT Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. Source: WLBT
Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. Source: WLBT Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson police have opened a murder investigation which they believe is tied to a stabbing incident that happened the week of April 9. 

Now, a possible suspect has been identified.

This all started April 12, when a man arrived at University of Mississippi Medical Center, suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Police say the man could not give them details about what happened, but he did say he stabbed another man who attempted to assault him near the hospital.

It wasn't until Sunday, April 15, that investigators found the body of 60-year-old Montague Kennedy on Woodrow Wilson Avenue.

A lawn crew stumbled upon the body while working in the area.

He appeared to also have multiple stab wounds.

Police have now connected the hospitalized stabbing victim, to the man found in the alley.

April 18, MSNEWSNOW discovered the spot where the fight took place.

It's located in an alleyway at University Plaza, just north of Woodrow Wilson Avenue. It's also right across the street from UMMC.

Behind a medical office, there appeared to be signs that someone or people were squatting there.

There were clothes, bedding, shoes and definite signs that a struggle took place there.

Police say the 21-year-old, who was hospitalized, is now a person of interest in the stabbing death.

At this time, he has not been arrested or charged.

Police say there investigation is ongoing.

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