Police need tips about stabbing that killed young Independence man

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police are asking for information into who killed a 22-year-old man over the weekend in Independence.

Corey Laykovich lived with his family and returned home at about 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning with a stab wound. They rushed him to the hospital, but his wound was too severe.

Police are asking anyone who may know what happened to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477) or the Independence Police at 816-325-7330.

There is also a fundraising effort underway to help the family cover medical costs incurred while trying to save Corey.

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