18-year-old man dies after Colo. Spgs. stabbing | VailDaily.com

18-year-old man dies after Colo. Spgs. stabbing

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado ” An 18-year-old Colorado Springs man who witnesses say was playing his flute when he was stabbed in the neck has died of his injuries.

Nathaniel Hughes underwent surgery at Penrose Hospital following the attack at Westwood Village Apartments on Wednesday night.

Police spokesman Sergeant Scott Schwall says Hughes died about 10:30 p.m. Thursday. An autopsy is planned.

The Violent Crimes Unit of the Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating.

This was the second deadly stabbing in Colorado Springs in less than 24 hours. Twenty-three-year-old Nicholas Murphy was stabbed to death early Wednesday.

No arrests have been made in either case

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