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Stabbing in Sheboygan leaves one man dead


SHEBOYGAN (WKOW) -- Sheboygan police release information about a weekend fatal stabbing.

41-year-old Nicholas Lehrke was stabbed in the back Saturday afternoon.  He was transported to a hospital, where he later died.

Police say a 21-year-old Oshkosh man has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree reckless homicide.  He was taken into custody at the scene.

Lehrke lived in the same building as a friend of the suspect.  Police say Lehrke and the friend were fighting outside the building when the suspect stepped in and stabbed him.

Alcohol may have played a role in the overall altercation.

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