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Arrest Made after fatal stabbing in Raleigh County

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BECKLEY -

The Beckley Police Department is investigating a homicide which happened on South Oakwood Ave. around 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17.

Det. Dave Allard said John Lilly, 57, was stabbed multiple times and then taken to Raleigh General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Jeremy Ray Edgell, 26,  is being held in the Southern Regional Jail and is charged with one count of first degree murder.

Authorities are not releasing the victim's name until his family has been told. Watch for more details on 59News.