Incident Type: Homicide
Incident Date: 10/2/21
Release Date: 10/2/21
Incident Number: FP21-18141
Prepared By: Lt. Edward Hartwick
A 62-year-old man died early Saturday morning after being found unresponsive in the hallway of a Fitchburg apartment building. Around 2:30 a.m., officers from the Fitchburg and Town of Madison Police Departments responded to a report of a man down in the 2000 block of Greenway Cross. The man, found bleeding from stab wounds, was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced deceased.
Investigators have spent the day processing the scene and speaking with witnesses. The incident appears to have started in the victim’s apartment, and it is believed the suspect and victim knew one another. No arrests have been made in the case.
The incident remains open and under active investigation. No additional information is available for public release. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is assisting with the investigation.
Identification of the victim is being withheld pending the investigation by the Dane County Medical Examiner's Office.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Fitchburg Police Department at (608)270-4300.
Tipsters can remain anonymous by calling Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608)266-6014 or by visiting P3Tips.com