Man arrested in fatal stabbing in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say a verbal altercation after hours of drinking led to a fatal stabbing in Sioux Falls.Thirty-eight-year-old Ronnie Baker was stabbed twice in the chest at a residence Sunday. A 40-year-old suspect was arrested several blocks away. He is expected in court later today.

Lt. Mike Colwill says witnesses at the home went to a neighbor’s house to call police following the stabbing.

Jim Hanscom tells KELO-TV he was checking for his Sunday paper when he saw police handcuffing a man in shorts. Hanscom says he didn’t recognize the man. He says he’s lived in the neighborhood for nearly 50 years and usually the biggest problem is speeding.

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