Stabbing death mars Tenn. State homecoming

Sept. 30, 2012 at 1:01 AM

NASHVILLE, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A man was fatally stabbed during Tennessee State University's homecoming celebration Saturday night, police said.

The name of the victim, who police said was stabbed in the chest at LP Field shortly after 8 p.m. local time, had not been released, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported.

Nashville police Capt. Ben Dicke said investigators had just started gathering information in the case.

It was Tennessee State University's 100th homecoming. A crowd of 31,765 had watched the Tigers beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 40-13 to improve to 5-0 for the first time since 2001.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more news from UPI.com
Related UPI Stories
share with facebook
share with twitter
Trending Stories