Barrow man dies after being stabbed

Posted: Friday, November 15, 2002

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- North Slope Borough Police on Thursday were investigating the stabbing death of a Barrow man.

Charles ''Butch'' Morrison, 48, was found unconscious in the kitchen of a Barrow home late Tuesday night. Another man, Simeon Ahmakak, 47, was performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, police said.

Paramedics took Morrison to Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:56 a.m. Wednesday.

Morrison's body was flown to Anchorage for an autopsy by the state medical examiner.

Police said the circumstances surrounding the stabbing are still being investigated.



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