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Man, 70, fatally stabbed in Stayton, Oregon; 1 arrest

October 24, 2017
CORRECTS TO SAMUEL TAYLOR FROM TAYLOR SAMUEL - This undated photo provided by the Marion County Sheriff's office shows Samuel Taylor. Taylor has been booked on a murder charge in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 70-year-old man near Salem, Ore. (MarionCounty Sheriff's Office via AP)

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 70-year-old man was fatally stabbed southeast of Salem.

Lt. Chris Baldridge of the Marion County’s Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday morning that Jere Moody of Stayton died at a hospital after being found in critical condition.

Baldridge says 26-year-old Samuel Taylor also of Stayton, has been booked into the Marion County Jail on a murder charge. Detectives were applying for search warrants Tuesday before processing the scene.

Investigators have yet to disclose the circumstances they believe led to the stabbing.

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