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Man dies after stabbing in the 500 block of W. 36th St.

The Savannah Police Department is investigating a stabbing in the 500 block of West 36th Street.
The Savannah Police Department is investigating a stabbing in the 500 block of West 36th Street.(WTOC)
Published: May. 17, 2022 at 8:33 AM EDT|Updated: May. 17, 2022 at 9:49 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Savannah Police Department is investigating a stabbing in the 500 block of West 36th Street.

Police on the scene say the incident happened just before 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

When officers arrived on the scene they found James Miller, 51, with serious injuries.

Police say Miller was taken to the hospital where he later died.

In addition, officials say the stabbing is the result of a fight inside an apartment between known parties.

Kenneth Paul Mayes Jr., 40, was detained at the scene and he was booked into the Chatham County jail on a charge of murder.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police ask that anyone with information call the SPD Crime Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020.

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