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Fatal stabbing under investigation in North Fort Myers

Posted: 2:14 PM, Jan 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-04 11:51:06Z
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LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a fatal stabbing investigation in North Fort Myers.

It's happening along Pineapple Lane near the intersection of Pine Island Road and U.S. 41.

At a press conference Thursday, Sheriff Carmine Marceno said that just before noon, deputies responded to a disturbance and arrived to find a male dead from an apparent stab wound.

A person of interest at the scene has been detained and is being questioned.

Marceno says this was an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.