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58-year-old man fatally stabbed in Lynn, suspect in custody

A 58-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Lynn Monday evening, and a suspect is in custody, the Essex district attorney’s office said.

The victim was taken to Salem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the district attorney’s office said in a statement.

Police responded to a report of a stabbing at 36 Myrtle St. at 5:51 p.m., the statement said.

The stabbing is under investigation by Lynn police, State Police and the district attorney’s office.

No further information was immediately available.

Clarificiation: This story was updated to reflect new information about the victim’s age released by the Essex district attorney’s office.


Madison Mercado can be reached at madison.mercado@globe.com.