Man found fatally stabbed in downtown Wilmington

(AP) – Wilmington Police say a man was found fatally stabbed downtown.

The department said in a news release that officers were flagged down about 9 p.m. Wednesday at 9th and Market streets. Police found 35-year-old Melvin J. Smith bleeding heavily from his neck.

Smith died at a local hospital.

Authorities say Smith died from a stab wound and his death is a homicide.

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