St. Paul Stabbing Victim Identified, Suspect in Custody
St. Paul police say they have arrested a man in connection to a fatal stabbing following an altercation on a Metro Transit bus early Wednesday.
Police say 38-year-old Tim Dortch of St. Paul has been booked into Ramsey County Jail on suspicion of murder in the death of 25-year-old Desmond Harper of St. Paul.
Dortch has not been charged.
Authorities believe a fight between the two escalated as they left the bus at the intersection of North Rice Street and Aurora Avenue West.
Officers were called to the scene about 1 a.m. and found Harper unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are not sure what started the fight. Homicide investigators are working with Metro Transit police.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.