Person of interest questioned in deadly stabbing, Gary police say

2013-01-09T17:45:00Z 2013-01-09T23:27:07Z Person of interest questioned in deadly stabbing, Gary police sayTimes Staff nwitimes.com
January 09, 2013 5:45 pm  • 

GARY | Gary police are questioning a person of interest in connection with a fatal stabbing Wednesday at a city home.

Gregory Cole, 20, of the 2000 block of Tennessee Street, was pronounced dead at his home at 6:12 a.m., according to the Lake County coroner's office.

The cause of death was listed as stab wounds suffered in an apparent homicide.

Officers were called about 5 a.m. to Cole's home for a welfare check and found Cole unresponsive with multiple stab wounds, police Cpl. Gabrielle King said.

King said an 18-year-old person of interest was being questioned.

Police ask that anyone with information related to the crime call Cpl. Mike Barnes at (219) 881-7434.

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