Carbondale Authorities Investigate Stabbing

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Police are investigating a reported stabbing that happened in the 300 block of Crestview Lane around 6:20 p.m. Thursday that led to the death of the victim. When officers arrived, they found that someone had been stabbed and immediately began treating the victim’s wounds. The victim is not being identified at this time as the investigation continues. The victim was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale and later succumbed to injuries incurred in the stabbing. The victim and the suspect were believed to be acquaintances. Police say more information regarding the suspect is not available at this time. None of the involved parties are associated with SIU. Anyone with information about the incident should contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS (2677).