Phung Huynh, 44, Stabbed to Death by Relative, Part of "Ongoing Feud," Cops Say (Homicide 64)
Phung Huynh is the latest homicide victim in the city and police say he was killed by a relative, who has been taken into custody.
The stabbing, cops say, occurred after an argument related to an "ongoing feud" escalated.
The suspect, whom police have not yet named, is a 32-year-old male.
Police located Huynh on the 3400 block of Juniata Street in the Tower Grove East neighborhood in south city last night at around 10:30 p.m.
He was lying on his front porch suffering from puncture wounds to his abdomen and arm, cops say.
He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead a short while later.
Police say the suspect used a fixed blade knife in the attack.
Huynh is the 64th homicide victim in the city of St. Louis in 2013.
Here's the full SLMPD report on the incident.
Location: 3400 block of Juniata
Date/Time: 8/6/13 @ 2235
Victim: Phung Huynh, 44-year old Asian male of the 3400 block of Juniata
Suspect: 32-year old Asian male
Officers responded to a call for a "cutting" and upon arrival, located the victim lying on the front porch of the residence suffering from puncture wounds to his abdomen and arm. The victim was conveyed to a hospital and pronounced deceased. Officers located the suspect, who is related to the victim, and took him into custody without incident. Investigation revealed that the suspect stabbed the victim with a fixed blade knife after an argument stemming from an ongoing feud. The investigation is ongoing.
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