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Man is fatally stabbed at Kansas City hotel; police search for suspect

Man fatally stabbed at Days Inn hotel in Kansas City

Police were investigating a homicide March 17, 2018, after a man in his mid-40s was stabbed at a Days Inn hotel in the 5100 block of East Linwood Boulevard in Kansas City. The man was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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Police were investigating a homicide March 17, 2018, after a man in his mid-40s was stabbed at a Days Inn hotel in the 5100 block of East Linwood Boulevard in Kansas City. The man was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A man died after being stabbed early Sunday at a hotel in Kansas City, according to police.

Detectives were investigating the stabbing at the Days Inn hotel at 5100 East Linwood Boulevard.

Police were called to the hotel about 4 a.m. and found a man in his mid-40s suffering from a stab wound.

The man was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

Police on Monday identified the man as Norman Travis, 47.

Later in the morning, yellow crime scene tape blocked off a room on the hotel’s second floor.

No suspect information was available.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call the Police Department’s homicide unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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Robert A. Cronkleton gets up very early in the morning to bring readers breaking news about crime, transportation and weather at the crack of dawn. He’s been at The Star since 1987 and now contributes data reporting and video editing.


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