Man found fatally stabbed in yard on Southwest Side, San Antonio police say

A dog was also found with the man and was taken in by Animal Care Services

An investigation is underway after San Antonio police found a man fatally stabbed in a yard on the Southwest Side.
An investigation is underway after San Antonio police found a man fatally stabbed in a yard on the Southwest Side. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – An investigation is underway after San Antonio police said they found a man fatally stabbed in a yard on the Southwest Side.

The man, in his 30s or 40s, was found around 8 a.m., Saturday, in the 300 block of Kirk Place.

Officers said the man was lying in a yard, unresponsive, with what they believed were stab wounds.

A dog was also found near the man, but he had no ID on his person and there were no witnesses, according to SAPD. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers said they found a blood trail as well, but they are still looking for the suspect.

The dog was rescued by Animal Care Services and the investigation continues.

We’ll bring more updates to this story as they become available.

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Emily Martin is a digital producer trainee at KSAT. She earned a journalism degree from Texas State University, where she was news director at KTSW, the campus radio station. She has also interned at KXAN and KUT in Austin.

Before starting at KSAT in August 2011, Ken was a news photographer at KENS. Before that he was a news photographer at KVDA TV in San Antonio. Ken graduated from San Antonio College with an associate's degree in Radio, TV and Film. Ken has won a Sun Coast Emmy and four Lone Star Emmys. Ken has been in the TV industry since 1994.