Miami nursing home janitor fatally stabbed

Published: Friday, March 22, 2013 at 9:27 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, March 22, 2013 at 9:27 a.m.

MIAMI — A janitor at a southwest Miami-Dade County nursing home has died after being stabbed by a visitor to the facility.

The Miami Herald ( ) reports the man was stabbed in the neck on Thursday afternoon. He died a short time later after being airlifted to a hospital.

Miami-Dade police say the suspect was visiting his brother who is a patient at the nursing home. Investigators say they don't know why the man stabbed the janitor.

Police responded to a call about the stabbing. The suspect had left the nursing home but police found him. They say he was still carrying a knife.

The names of the attacker and the victim haven't been released.

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