Police ID victim in fatal stabbing on 21st and Askew

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Authorities have identified the victim in a stabbing that occurred Saturday in Kansas City.

Police were called to 21st and Askew around 8:10 p.m. Saturday on a report of a cutting. On arrival, officers found one man suffering apparent stab wounds. The man was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The man died of his injuries hours later.

The victim is identified as 20-year-old Deanthoni Sanders.

Neighbors told police they heard the sounds of two men arguing before the victim was found with stab wounds.

No suspect is in police custody. Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS hotline (816) 474-TIPS.