13-year-old boy dies in domestic incident in west-central Minnesota

A 13-year-old boy died of a stab wound after being transported to the Olivia Hospital and Clinic on Thursday morning. His mother is recovering from injuries. A man known to the victim is in custody.

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A 13-year old boy was killed after being stabbed Thursday morning at a residence on the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue in Olivia. The boy's mother was also injured. A suspect is in the custody. The Olivia Police Department, Renville County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating.
Shelby Lindrud /West Central Tribune
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OLIVIA, Minn. — A 13-year-old boy has been killed and his mother injured following a stabbing incident early Thursday morning in Olivia, according to information from the city of Olivia.

Law enforcement responded to a 911 call of a domestic in progress from an apartment in Olivia. When officers arrived, they located the boy inside the apartment, suffering from a stab wound. He was taken by Olivia Ambulance Services to Olivia Hospital & Clinic, where he later died.

The boy’s mother also suffered injuries. She was taken by ambulance to Olivia Hospital & Clinic, where she is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

One man known to the victims has been taken into custody and will be booked into the Renville County Jail.

According to the information provided by the city, the boy has been taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Ramsey. His name will be released once a preliminary autopsy and family notification are complete.


More information will be released as the investigation progresses.

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