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23-year-old man dies in Friday night stabbing in Merriam, Kansas

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Posted at 1:30 PM, Oct 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-22 14:30:29-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 23-year-old man died after a stabbing Friday night in Merriam, Kansas.

Merriam police responded to the incident around 11 p.m. in the 7300 block of Royalty Way.

Upon arrival, officers located the victim, who was identified as Charles Thomas Dillon.

Dillon died on the scene.

The Metro Squad is investigating the case.

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