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BREAKING: Rock Island stabbing victim has been identified, police investigate as a homicide

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois — Police have named the victim of a stabbing incident that they are investigating as a homicide.

Antonio A. Ortiz Jr., 30, of Rock Island, died at Unity Point Health Trinity after a single stab wound to the chest, Rock Island Coroner Brian Gustafson said.

Police say Ortiz Jr. was found at his home and taken to the hospital for treatment. He was pronounced dead 15 minutes  after his arrival just before 6 a.m. on Sunday, December 16, 2018.

Rock Island Police are not releasing any other information at this time.

This is an ongoing story and will be updated as more information is made available. 

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