Albuquerque police investigate stabbing as justifiable homicide

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Detectives are investigating a stabbing in northeast Albuquerque as a possible justifiable homicide.

Officers were called around 10:15 p.m. Thursday to a stabbing at a house near Constitution and San Pedro.

Police said they found 42-year-old Warith Morris with a stab wound to his chest. He died at the scene.

The preliminary investigation determined there was a domestic dispute at the home that escalated and resulted in the stabbing. Police said a person of interest was detained on scene, but later released after the initial investigation.

According to APD, there are currently no outstanding offenders.

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