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Independence police investigating man's death as a homicide

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Police are investigating a homicide in the 800 block of South Huttig Avenue. (KCTV5) Police are investigating a homicide in the 800 block of South Huttig Avenue. (KCTV5)
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -

Police are investigating a homicide in the 800 block of South Huttig Avenue. 

Officers discovered a man with a stab wound when they arrived at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. 

He was transported to the hospital where he later died. 

The man was later identified as Christopher Waggoner, 30, of Independence, MO.

A second victim - a woman - was also found injured. She has been released from the hospital. 

Police say the case is being investigated as a homicide, but have not determined the cause of death. 

If you have information, contact the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS or IPD Tips at 816-325-7777.

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