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Man stabbed to death in Edgewater
September 20, 2009 6:27 AM

A 32-year-old man was stabbed to death Saturday evening as he was walking with a friend in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side.

Rocco Lopez was walking in the 1100 block of West Berwyn Avenue when he was stabbed in the neck, said Chicago Police Officer JoAnn Taylor, a police spokeswoman.

Lopez, 32, of the 2100 block of South Spaulding Avenue, was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead, said the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His friend was not injured.

The motive of the stabbing is unknown. Belmont Area detectives were handling the homicide investigation.

1 Dead in Edgewater Stabbing (CBS2 Chicago)
Two stabbed, one fatally, in Edgewater neighborhood (Chicago Sun-Times)

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