Police: Man, 52, charged with fatally stabbing 56-year-old in Roxborough

Police say a 56-year-old man was stabbed once in the chest by a 52-year-old man.

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Sunday, July 3, 2022
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Philadelphia police have announced charges after a man was fatally stabbed Saturday in the city's Roxborough section.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have announced charges after a man was fatally stabbed Saturday in the city's Roxborough section.

The incident happened just before 8 p.m. on the 400 block of Seville Street.

Police say a 56-year-old man was stabbed once in the chest by a 52-year-old man.

According to officials, the two were with two other men they knew when the incident occurred.

The 56-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene by medics shortly after.

Officials arrested and charged the 52-year-old man.

Authorities also say a weapon was recovered from the scene.