UPDATE: Sioux City man charged with murder in fatal stabbing

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Michael Landrum
Courtesy Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – A Sioux City man has been charged with murder in connection to the fatal stabbing, according to Sioux City police.

Officers found the suspect, Michael Landrum, 54, in the 2100 block of Nebraska Street around 2:23 a.m. He was taken into custody.

When officers arrived they found two victims suffering from multiple stab wounds. Both victims were transferred to MercyOne hospital. One victim, a 37-year-old man, died from his injuries. The other victim, a 43-year-old woman, is being treated for serious injuries.

Sioux City Police Chief Rex Mueller says he’s proud of the department’s response.

“As always, I’m thrilled and appreciative of the incredible response of our patrol officers, our detectives, our crime scene technicians, and our 911 dispatchers. The longer a crime of this type goes, the more difficult it becomes to rectify it. In this case, everybody’s work came together and they were able to bring this to a successful conclusion,” said Sioux City Police Chief Rex Mueller.

Landrum was arrested and is being charged with first-degree murder and willful injury. He was booked into the Woodbury County Jail.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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