Man stabbed to death in Loop — second fatal stabbing downtown in two weeks

He was found in the 100 block of West Van Buren Street with multiple stab wounds, police said.

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A man died after he was found stabbed Tuesday night in the Loop — the second fatal stabbing downtown in two weeks.

Officers found Michael Adam Byrnes, 41, with multiple stab wounds about 10:55 p.m. in the 100 block of West Van Buren Street, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died, police said.

The attack happened on the same block where the Chicago Board of Trade Building and LaSalle Street Station are located.

Police said no one was arrested.

On Aug. 23, Jeremy Walker was stabbed in the neck during a road rage attack in the first block of West Ohio Street, police said.

Walker, 36, drove five blocks to North Michigan Avenue, where he stopped near a patrol car and an ambulance was called, according to a police report. Walker died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, authorities said. A man was charged with murder in the attack.

Last week, a man was stabbed while driving a moped in Old Town on the Near North Side. He suffered a laceration to the wrist after someone swung a sharp object at him about 7:45 p.m. Aug. 31 in the 1100 block of North LaSalle Street, police said.

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