Springfield police investigating ‘unattended death’
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police say they are now investigating the death of a man found with stab wounds in Springfield as an “unattended death.”
Officers responded to Boston Road at about 7 p.m. Saturday for reports of several men fighting.
Police found the man nearby with a knife next to his body.
Department spokesman Ryan Walsh says he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police had originally said the death was being investigated as a homicide.
The name of the victim was not released.
The stabbing was just one of several violent incidents in the city over the weekend, which included another non-fatal stabbing at a nightclub and a non-fatal shooting.