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Marion man fatally stabbed, suspect in custody

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MARION (WSIL) -- The Marion Police Department is investigating a fatal stabbing.

According to a press release from the department, officers responded to reports of a stabbing around 3:10 a.m. on Saturday at the 1300 block of Sherman Drive.

When law enforcement arrived to the scene, they found Terrance L. Olridge with stab wounds. The 48-year-old victim was airlifted to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale where he later died.

The press release went on to say that witnesses identified Lemont P. Brinson, also of Marion, as the suspect. Officers found the 22-year-old man at a different location and took him into custody.

Brinson is being held at the Williamson County Jail pending formal charges.

Brooke Schlyer

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