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Police: Man dies after being stabbed in the neck in Hickory

A man was stabbed in this home along Cloninger Mill Rd NE Tuesday night and later died (Steve Ohnesorge | WBTV) A man was stabbed in this home along Cloninger Mill Rd NE Tuesday night and later died (Steve Ohnesorge | WBTV)
HICKORY, NC (WBTV) -

Police are investigating after a man was fatally stabbed in the neck in Hickory.

Officers were called to a home along the 900 block of Cloninger Mill Rd NE around 8:48 p.m. Tuesday night to the report of a domestic disturbance.

When they arrived, they found 50-year-old Tony William Johnson inside the home with a stab wound to the neck. Johnson was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center where he later died.

According to police, Johnson's stepson, Derek Lane McAdams, was detained by officers and later released. Investigators interviewed several other people who were in the home at the time of the incident.

The investigation is ongoing and police say no charges are pending at this time.

Hickory Police have been in contact with the District Attorney’s office who will review all evidence upon completion of the investigation.

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