Fatal Stabbing Victim Identified

By KBJR News 1

Fatal Stabbing Victim Identified

March 23, 2012 Updated Mar 23, 2012 at 4:31 PM CDT

Walker, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - The victim of a fatal stabbing near Walker, Minnesota has been identified.

Jason Dale Howard, 22, of Walker, Minnesota was killed after someone stabbed him in the chest during an encounter between two groups of people.

Howard died on the way to the hospital.

A suspect has been charged for allegedly stabbing Howard.

Sheldon James Smith was taken into custody yesterday and has been charged with second degree murder.

His bail is set at $750,000 dollars.

Officials are still investigating this case and are awaiting Jason Howard's autopsy results.