Muncie Police investigate stabbing homicide

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MUNCIE, Ind. (Oct. 24, 2015) — Muncie police say they’re investigating the death of a 29-year-old man as a suspected homicide.

Delaware County Coroner Scott Hahn says Hector Cedilo Jr. died Thursday from injuries suffered in an incident on October 16.

Muncie police Sgt. Mike Engle tells The Star Press  that the investigation involves a possible stabbing but would not comment further.

Hahn says an autopsy was conducted on Friday, but the results won’t be available until Monday.

According to the Star Press, Cedillo graduated from Ivy Tech in May of this year with a degree in welding.  “We are very sorry to hear of the tragic news,” said Ivy Tech spokesperson Kelsey Batten.

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