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Person found dead behind building in Lawndale was stabbed

Five people — including three newborn babies — were stabbed at an overnight day care center inside a New York City home early Friday, and a woman who had slashed her wrist and was found in the basement was taken into custody, police said. The victims were listed in critical but stable condition.

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A person who was found dead behind a building Saturday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood was stabbed to death, authorities said.

The male body was found at 11:36 a.m. in the 700 block of South Campbell, according to Chicago police.

An autopsy conducted Sunday found the male died from multiple sharp force injuries, and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His identity hasn’t been released.

Area North detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

No further information was immediately made available.