Stabbing victim dies as investigation continues

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The Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a man who was stabbed at his home earlier Saturday morning has died.

Robert King, 52, died at the hospital after being stabbed at his residence in the 1200 block of Highway 158.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to call of a black male being stabbed just before 6 a.m. Saturday morning.

EMS was then called to the scene and King was taken to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital where he later died.

Sheriff’s Office public information office Tom Mapes said the Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are working together on the investigation.

No suspect information has been released at this time. The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office, Crimestoppers or TBI.

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