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Man dead, woman critically injured in Hamilton stabbing incident

Hamilton police are looking for a suspect in a deadly stabbing.

Officers responding to a call on Friday, near Barton St. East and Mary St., found a 28-year old man and a 39-year old woman, both suffering from multiple stab wounds.

The two were rushed to hospital where the man was pronounced dead and the woman underwent emergency surgery.

She’s now listed in critical but stable condition.

No names have been released yet.

Police say they’re looking for a man who was spotted fleeing the scene.

He’s described as white, 30-to-35 years old, about five-foot-11, 160 pounds with short dark hair.

He was wearing blue jeans and a black leather coat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hamilton homicide squad or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.