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South Bend Stabbing Victim Dies

Police say a father allegedly stabbed by his son in South Bend Township, southwest of Mankato, has died. Steven Earle died Wednesday night at about 9 p.m. while undergoing surgery, according to an email from Captain Paul Barta with the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s office.

Earle’s 24-year-old son, Travis Earle, remains in the Blue Earth County Jail on potential charges of second-degree intentional murder. Sheriff’s deputies responded Thursday afternoon to a 911 call from Steven Earle, who said his son had a knife.  Travis Earle greeted deputies when they arrived on the scene.  Police say he admitted to stabbing his father.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension will assist with the investigation.


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