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Man dead in early morning stabbing at Kingsport apartment

July 4th, 2014 12:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

Man dead in early morning stabbing at Kingsport apartment

KINGSPORT — A 22-year-old man is dead from stab wounds, allegedly at the hands of his 26-year-old brother, according to information released Friday morning by the Kingsport Police Department.

According to a short statement released by KPD, officers responded to  Allen Creek Apartments, 411 Allen Drive, Apartment #108, at 1:15 a.m. on Friday in reference to a domestic disturbance. When police arrived, they found Stephen P. Chastain dead from stab wounds inflicted by his older brother, David L. Chastain.

Detectives from the KPD Criminal Investigations Division were summoned to the scene.

Based upon evidence collected, facts uncovered, and witness statements taken during the on-scene investigation, detectives have determined that this case will be presented to a Sullivan County grand jury on a date to be determined to decide what, if any, charges would be appropriate in this incident.

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