Stabbing victim discovered during traffic stop outside Dakota City

By [email protected] Updated on Monday, March 13 2017 01:57pm

On Saturday Evening a few hours after a reported fatal fire in Cuming County, Nebraska State Patrol visited the victim of a stabbing earlier that day Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City and then had their Gray Pontiac Sunfire towed from Mercy's parking garage.

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State Troopers were unable to comment on why the car was being towed or if they believed the fire and stabbing were related but did say they were both being investigated by multiple agencies and more information should be available on Monday. The car was towed to the Sioux City Police Department on Saturday Evening and then from there to Meier Towing impound on Sunday afternoon.

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Nebraska State Patrol requested Dakota City EMS and Dakota County Sheriff's Department Assitance about 12:25AM Saturday Morning for a male with stab wounds to the chest and arm.

In what sounds like a traffic stop near the intersection of Highway 77 and 35 just outside of Dakota City Nebraska State Patrol found a male with stab wounds to his chest and arm. He reported to Law Enforcement that a Native American Male wearing Blue Jeans and a Black Hoodie stabbed him outside of a bar [removed at business owners request] in Homer Nebraska.

Workers at the bar told Law Enforcement the man was never in the bar. Deputies recovered at least one knife but were not able to identify evidence of a crime scene at the bar. Conflicting stories from other passengers in the car and the victim were reported.

The victim was transported to Mercy Medical Center.