Man dead after stabbing near Ohio State campus; suspect charged with murder

David McDaniel (Columbus Division of Police)
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 30-year-old man is dead after a stabbing near Ohio State's campus.

Columbus police say officers were dispatched to the Wexner Medical Center on a walk-in stabbing victim around 8:44 p.m. Thursday.

Officers were able to locate a scene in the 220 block of West 9th Avenue.

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Police said it is believed that the victim and suspect, 22-year-old David W. McDaniel, were engaged in an argument, which led to the stabbing.

The victim was pronounced dead at 2:04 a.m. Friday. The victim has not yet been identified.

McDaniel was arrested and charged with murder.

Anyone with information regarding this incident, is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS.

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