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39-year-old man fatally stabbed in Parma, suspect in custody

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Posted at 3:08 PM, Oct 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-13 15:09:05-04

Authorities have a suspect in custody in connection with a fatal stabbing that happened Friday night in Parma.

Police said they were called to a home in the 6000 block of Brownfield Drive around 11:57 p.m. When officers arrived they found 39-year-old Jason L. Masters in the basement with multiple stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 38-year-old suspect fled the area prior to their arrival, but turned himself in to police a few hours later, authorities said.

The suspect is currently being held in the Parma jail. His name has not been released.

Authorities said charges are pending.