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Police identify man stabbed to death overnight


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A man is dead after a stabbing early this morning in Wilmington. Wilmington Police say it happened in the 3600 block of Metting Road around 12:30 a.m. Police are investigating it as a homicide.

A WPD spokeswoman says Timothy Wayne Chinn, 43, went to a friend's house on Metting Road, and while there, he apparently began fighting with another man inside the house. Police say during the fight Chinn was stabbed several times.

Investigators say EMS responded, but Chinn died at the scene and the suspect took off.

WPD asks anyone with information to call (910) 343-3600. Information can also be relayed anonymously through Text-A-Tip. Enter Tip708 and the information, and send to 274637 (CRIMES).

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