SPOKANE--A Spokane man was stabbed to death late Saturday night in Northeast Spokane.

Officers responded to the report of a stabbing near the intersection of Nelson and Wabash shortly before midnight. When they arrived they found a man with multiple stab wounds.

The man was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Witnesses helped officers develop a description of the suspect and he was located a short distance away from where the victim was found.

The suspect is in police custody and the investigation is ongoing.

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