Grant Village stabbing victim, suspect identified

Police have identified the victim and suspect in a deadly stabbing at Grant Village Apartments in Syracuse early Friday morning.
 (Dennis Harmon, WSYR-TV)
(Dennis Harmon, WSYR-TV)
Updated at 8:52 p.m. on Friday

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - Syracuse Police have identified the man who was stabbed to death at Grant Village in the city early Friday morning.

An investigation found that 33-year-old Jermaine Haywood suffered multiple stab wounds to the torso and later died at the hospital.

An argument between Haywood and the suspect – 34-year-old Spencer Williams – led to the stabbing, according to police.

The incident happened at 5 a.m. at 315 Village Drive, Apartment #2.

Williams has been charged with murder in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree. He is being held at the Justice Center.

Williams has 43 prior arrests on record, including forgery and robbery, police said.

The knife used during incident has been recovered.

Police did not say what the two were arguing about.
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