Wilmington bar owner found stabbed to death

WILMINGTON, OH (FOX19) - Police are investigating the stabbing death of a Wilmington bar owner.

Officers were called to the Manhattan Lounge on S. South Street early Tuesday morning. Upon arrival, they found James Xidas, 82, the bar owner, had been stabbed.

Xidas was taken to Clinton Memorial Hospital and later flown to Miami Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Wilmington Police are investigating this case as a homicide. Anyone with information should call Wilmington Police at 937-382-3833.

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