WENY News - UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal Southport stabbing

UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal Southport stabbing

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UPDATE 11/24/17 5:00PM -- The Chemung County Sheriff's Office has identified the deceased as 27-year-old Monttyal N. Jones.

According to the Sheriff's Office, Jones allegedly went to a home in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue and got into a domestic dispute with a 19-year-old woman who lived there.

Authorities say Jones then attempted to assault a man who also lives there. The man allegedly defended himself from Jones with a machete. Jones suffered several stab wounds.

Around 2:00 A.M. Thursday, Sheriff's Deputies stopped a car on Pennsylvania Avenue that was allegedly doing 60 mph. in a 30 mph. Jones was identified as the driver, and was taken directly to Arnot Ogden Medical Center, where Jones later died.

The investigation into the incident is on-going. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division at (607) 737-2933.


SOUTHPORT, N.Y. (WENY) - The Chemung County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal stabbing in Southport early Thursday morning.

The stabbing happened at a home in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Ave in the Town of Southport. Investigators are currently conducting follow-up interviews and processing evidence.

The name of the victim has not been released yet as authorities are still notifying family.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Elmira Police Department and the New York State Police. The Chemung County District Attorney’s Office is also assisting with the investigation.

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