Victim in fatal Tacoma stabbing identified

TACOMA, Wash. — On Thursday the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office released the name of the man who was fatally stabbed in Tacoma Wednesday morning.

The victim has been identified as 48-year-old Jason Johnson Jr.

Just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, Tacoma police were called to the Hilltop neighborhood for a reported stabbing in the 1200 block of South 11th Street.

Johnson was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries. The cause of death was a stab wound to the neck.

There have been no arrests.

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