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Police release update about Pocatello stabbing incident

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Pocatello police investigate a stabbing that happened at home on East Lander Street.
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Pocatello police investigating a possible stabbing at a home on East Lander Street.

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - UPDATE 4/6/21: The Pocatello Police Department released an update Tuesday about an incident Monday where three individuals were reported to have been involved in an altercation during which one suffered fatal wounds from a knife.

Police have identified the person who was killed as 43-year-old Christopher Willis of Pocatello.

According to police, one subject remains hospitalized due to injuries sustained in the altercation, and the third subject involved has been treated and released from the hospital.

Pursuant to the investigation, an autopsy will be conducted.

Detectives are continuing to investigate, collect evidence and gather information.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Detective Division at 208-234-6121.


ORIGINAL: Pocatello Police say one person was killed and two others injured during a stabbing near the intersection of Lander and 10th Street.

According to police, two adult men went to Portneuf Medical Center for stab wounds at around 12:18 a.m.

Police say the men were involved in a fight along with a third man. His body was found in the 900 block of East Lander Street. All the men had stab wounds.

Police said there was no immediate threat to the public, but have not released any additional information about the incident or those involved.

They are still investigating.

Pocatello police investigating a possible stabbing at a home on East Lander Street.
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