Po­lice say man dead, one ar­rested af­ter stab­bing

Cape Breton Post - - FRONT PAGE -

HAL­I­FAX (CP) — Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a stab­bing death early Tues­day in Hal­i­fax.

Po­lice re­sponded to a 911 call on Fox­wood Ter­race around 1:30 a.m., where they found a 48-yearold man with a sin­gle stab wound to the chest.

Robert Dou­glas Payne of Hal­i­fax died of his in­juries.

A male sus­pect was ar­rested at the scene and re­mained in po­lice cus­tody as of Tues­day af­ter­noon.

Po­lice said the sus­pect and the vic­tim were known to each other.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors were await­ing the re­sults of an au­topsy.

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