Kent man identified in fatal stabbing

Monday night fight on East Hill

Richard Hamilton, 30, of Kent, died from multiple stab wounds during a fight Monday night on Kent’s East Hill.

Hamilton was identified on Thursday by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Hamilton died at the scene of the fight.

Kent Police arrested a 39-year-old Kent man for the killing. The fight was around 9:05 p.m. in the area of 10225 SE 240th St. Police are trying to determined what led to the fight. Police said the two men knew each other.

Police have not released any other details.


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