July 19, 2014

Authorities release man arrested after fatal stabbing in Waterloo

A Valmeyer man arrested after a fatal stabbing in Waterloo has been released from jail pending investigation, according to media reports.

Christopher J. Russell, 20, of Valmeyer, was arrested in connection with the stabbing of Eric M. Boyer, 28, of Waterloo, police said.

Boyer was stabbed in a home at 1123 Cottonwood Lane on Thursday night. He died in a hospital early Friday.

Russell, who call 911 to report the stabbing, was released from custody on Friday.

Waterloo Police Chief Jim Trantham has said a domestic alternation led to the stabbing.

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