Death of man stabbed in 2004 ruled homicide

Police say a man stabbed in 2004 has died from injuries related to that stabbing, and his death has been ruled a homicide.

According to police, Darren N. McManus of Northwest was stabbed on June 4 in the 4700 block of Sherriff Road, NE. McManus was hospitalized and released at the time, but was readmitted in April of this year. McManus died on May 8 and autopsy results show he died from complications of stab wounds to the chest from the 2004 stabbing.

Police are still investigating.


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