UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal stabbing in Kinston

Published: Jan. 15, 2020 at 5:37 AM EST
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Kinston police have identified Spencer Williams, 29, as the victim of a fatal stabbing Tuesday night.

Officials responded to Carver Court Apartments around 9:30 p.m. for a report of a stabbing. Police have identified Anthony Brooks Jr., 26, as a suspect. Brooks was also stabbed, but police have not released any details on how he was stabbed. He is currently receiving treatment at Vidant Medical Center.

Brooks is expected to face murder charges upon leaving the hospital.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call the Kinston Police Department’s Tips Line at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.

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A man from Kinston was stabbed on Tuesday night and will also face murder charges once he is out of the hospital.

Kinston police say they found the body of a 29-year-old who had been stabbed in the chest at around 9:30 p.m. His name hasn't been released, but police say 26-year-old Anthony Brooks Jr. is going to be charged with murder. Brooks was also stabbed, which is why he is in the hospital, but we're still waiting to find out how he was stabbed.

Stay with WITN for more on this developing story.

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