Jarrell Fountain: Teenager Stabbed to Death Near Belleville Elementary School
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It's unclear when exactly Fountain was stabbed, but police believe that Fountain was stabbed to death near the Franklin School at 301 N. Second Street, about a half block from where he died. Blood could be found on the sidewalk outside the school and police have cordoned off part of the school lawn to conduct their investigation. Classes continued at the school today.
Fountain's murder is eerily similar to the killing last Friday morning of Damon Walker who was chased onto the playground of Ford Elementary School where he was shot to death.
Fountain's death is the first homicide of the year in Belleville.