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Joplin Police Investigate Stabbing

Joplin Police Release Name of Stabbing Victim


Joplin Police release the name of the victim in the stabbing investigation as 48 year old Richard Pitts.  Pitts resides at the residence where he was found the yard with a stab wound. 

Joplin Police investigate an early morning stabbing.   According to authorities, officers responded to 221 North Walnut around 4:20 a.m.. Officers arrived on scene to find an adult man with a stab wound to the torso. The man was transported to a local hospital by ambulance with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Police have not released the man's identity.  No arrests have been made. 

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