Man in Custody Following Stabbing Death

Milwaukee Police say one person remains in custody in connection with the stabbing death of 32-year-old Justin Girtler.  Girtler was stabbed during a fight with a 45-year-old man around 8 PM in the area of N. 18th and W. State Street, Sunday night.   According to the Police, Girtler and the suspect knew each other.  The Milwaukee Fire Department attempted life saving measures, but Girtler succumbed to his wounds.  

MPD will present this case in the coming days to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office for a review of charges.   

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