Man, 61, killed in Woodlawn domestic stabbing

He suffered lacerations to his chest, police said.

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A man was found stabbed to death at his home Thursday in Woodlawn on the South Side.

Officers were called to the 6400 block of Kenwood Avenue about 10:15 a.m. and found 61-year-old David Earl Crockett unresponsive inside, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He had suffered lacerations to his chest during a domestic-related incident, police said. Witnesses told investigators they heard a man and woman yelling inside the apartment before officers showed up.

Crockett, who lived in the same block, was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later, authorities said. An autopsy released Friday found he died from multiple sharp-force injuries and his death was ruled a homicide.

Area Central detectives were canvasing the area for video surveillance, police said. No arrests have been reported.

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