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Wednesday, January 03, 2018 2:21 pm

Victim, suspect identified in Huntington homicide

The Journal Gazette

A 29-year-old Markle man has been identified as the victim of a Tuesday stabbing in Huntington, and a 27-year-old Huntington man has been charged with his slaying, local police and the Huntington County coroner's office said today.

Kyle L. Randall was stabbed in the chest about 5 a.m. as a result of an altercation that occurred at a New Year's Eve party held at a Huntington residence, police and the coroner's office said in a statement.

Ryan Richison is being held in the county jail on a murder charge, the statement said.

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