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SIOUX CITY | The name of the man who died in a Saturday night stabbing has been released.

The Sioux City Police Department said James R.D. Purcell, 21, of Sioux City, was stabbed near 420 17th St. Police were dispatched to the area at around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, following a report of a physical disturbance that involved a large group of people.

Investigators said Purcell later died of his injuries.

No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information in this case can call the Sioux City Police Department at 712-279-6440 or Crime Stoppers at 258-8477 (TIPS).

Correction: An earlier version of this story misstated the age of the man who died, according to family members. The story has been updated. 


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