Fort Lewis military police are investigating a fatal stabbing that happened early this morning outside a unit barracks. Police and Criminal Investigation...

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Fort Lewis military police are investigating a fatal stabbing that happened early this morning outside a unit barracks.

Police and Criminal Investigation Command are looking into the slaying of a 22-year-old soldier at 4 a.m. in north Fort Lewis, according to a Fort Lewis news release.

The soldier died at Madigan Army Medical Center at about 5 a.m., according to the release.

Military police arrested a person in connection with the stabbing. His identity was not released.

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The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The stabbing was an isolated incident, according to the release.

Brian Alexander: 206-464-2026 or balexander@seattletimes.com

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