Man dies from injuries caused by March stabbing

Posted at 4:04 PM, May 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-12 18:29:03-04

Police say a man died Sunday from injuries sustained in a stabbing in late March.

The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is now investigating the incident as a homicide. 

On March 28, KCK police were sent to a disturbance on the 2300 block of North 5th Street and located a man suffering from a stab wound. 

The victim was later identified as Oscar Paredes-Barajona, 64.

Officials say a person of interest is in custody in Topeka, Kansas on unrelated charges.

Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to call the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.