East St. Police investigating death of 59-year-old man

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EAST ST. LOUIS, IL. (KTVI) – The East St. Louis Police department is investing the death of a 59-year-old man that occurred early Saturday morning.  Police were called to a domestic dispute around 3:00 am Saturday morning, to the 2900 block of Wavely in the Ruggeria apartment complex.

Police found the body of a male, who had been stabbed in the chest.
Witnesses told the police that the man and his girlfriend had been arguing, before the stabbing.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, but died on the way to the hospital.

The woman has been taken into custody.

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