Illinois stabbing victim identified

one year ago

Waukegan news, Illinois news.

The identity of the man who has been fatally stabbed Tuesday at a house party in Waukegan has been released.

Reports said that the Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper has identified the victim as 28-year-old Joshua Cervantes.

In a recent statement, Cooper said: "The preliminary autopsy results indicate he died from injuries received from sharp force trauma. Toxicology is pending. The investigation into his death is ongoing by our office and the Waukegan Police Department."

At about 3 a.m. officials responded to an emergency call from a duplex style house on the 2200 block of Western Avenue claiming that a big dispute has token place in a house party on Tuesday.

According to reports, many individuals were seen exiting the house with blood on the ground, at the home and in the street.