Person of interest in custody after man found stabbed to death outside Belle Tire in Troy

Victim stabbed once in chest, police say

Police are investigating after a man was found dead outside a Belle Tire in Troy.
Police are investigating after a man was found dead outside a Belle Tire in Troy.

TROY, Mich. – Police are investigating after a man was found stabbed to death outside a Belle Tire in Troy.

Police were called to the parking lot of a Belle Tire at 4966 Rochester Road in Troy at around 7 a.m. on Monday. Employees arriving for work found the man lying next to the front entrance of the building.

The victim is a 38-year-old man from Flint. Police are not releasing his identity until his family has been notified.

Police said it is unknown how long he was outside, but his body was found covered in snow. Police said he had been stabbed at least once in the chest.

A knife was found in the parking lot but it’s unclear if that is the knife that was used in the stabbing, police said.

A person of interest is in police custody.

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