Man stabbed to death while trying to break up fight in Edgewater

The man saw a woman trying to stab two people on a sidewalk in the 5200 block of North Sheridan Road when he intervened, police said. The two began fighting when she pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the chest.

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A man died after he was stabbed while trying to break up a fight in Edgewater Wednesday night, police said.

Jamel Henton, 21, saw a woman trying to stab two people on a sidewalk in the 5200 block of North Sheridan Road when he intervened around 11:40 p.m., Chicago police said.

The two began fighting when she pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the chest, according to police.

The man was taken to St. Francis Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No one was in custody.

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