Man dies after being stabbed as many as 15 times, left on South Side street

Victim appears to be in his 50s or 60s, police say

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: The medical examiner identified the man stabbed as 59-year-old James Zepeda.

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A man who was stabbed as many as 15 times and left on a South Side Street has died from his wounds.

San Antonio police responded to a 911 call around 11:30 p.m. and found the victim unconscious on a sidewalk in the 1000 block of Vermont. They said it appeared he had been stabbed 10-15 times in his chest.

Police did not know for sure how he ended up at the location or whether that is where the stabbing took place. It's also unclear who attacked him.

The man was rushed to University Hospital by ambulance. The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office later confirmed that he died of his wounds.

The victim's name was not released right away. Police said he appeared to be in his 50s or 60s.


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