On Thursday, April 30 2020 at approx. 1017 PM Sidney First Responders were dispatched to 701 Dingman Street, Sidney in regards to a stabbing. Upon arrival Officers found a 15 year old male with a serious knife wound to his stomach area. The victim was transported to Wilson Health for initial treatment and then transferred to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. The victim died as a result of his injury.
Detectives responded and an investigative operation was initiated. After speaking with witnesses it was learned that the 15 year old victim, who resided at the Dingman residence, was stabbed by another 15 year old male who went to the Dingman residence along with three others to challenge the victim and an acquaintance of the victim to a fight. The suspect was allegedly upset about a disrespectful text message that was sent to the suspect’s girlfriend.
As a result of the incident the 15 year old male suspect was charged with one Count of Murder. The youth suspect was transported to West Central Juvenile Detention Facility in Troy.
Capt. J A Tangeman
Sidney P. D.