Person killed in fatal stabbing in Union County

A homicide investigation is underway after one person was killed from a stabbing incident.

UNION COUNTY, N.C. -- Union County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead following a stabbing incident in Union County Wednesday night.

According to deputies, officers responded to a call in the 4800 block of Waxhaw Indian Trail Road in Matthews.

Upon arrival, deputies found the victim inside the residence. EMS said the stabbing victim was deceased from an apparent stab wound. Deputies later identified the person deceased as 32-year-old Steven Nicotera.

Deputies say the victim and another man were involved in a dispute that resulted in the fatal stabbing.

Those with information on the incident is asked to call 704-283-3789.

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