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Rockford Police investigating a stabbing in Walmart parking lot

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ROCKFORD (WREX) -

 Police are investigating what they call a homicide on Rockford's north side.

Authorities say early Thursday morning a contractor found a 72 year old  man with a stab wound in the parking lot of Walmart on Northridge Drive.

The man was sent to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Winnebago County Coroner's office identifies the man as Harland Dascher, Junior, of Machesney Park.

Chief Deputy Coroner William Hintz says an autopsy shows a preliminary cause of death to be a stab wound to the chest.

There are no suspects in custody and the investigation is ongoing

13 News will keep you updated on this story.

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