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One dead in double stabbing in S Austin

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Austin Police say one man is dead and another person is injured after a double stabbing at the Country Garden Inn and Suites in South East Austin. Corporal Chad Martinka says officers responded to a report of a large disturbance in the parking lot of the motel involving three to four men. 

When officers pulled up around 3:20 a.m. they found two people injured with stab wounds. One man in his early 20s was transported to Brackenridge with life threatening injuries. Police say the other man, also in his 20s, will be okay. His injuries are non-life threatening.

As daybreak hit detectives continued to canvass the parking lot of the motel searching for evidence that might help the investigation. Homicide Detectives are also talking to other people staying at the motel to see what they know. 

Cpl. Martinka says those involved were staying at the motel.

Police say this is an isolated incicdent and have no reason to suspect anyone else is in danger.

No arrests have been made.

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