Police ID Mt. Airy homicide victim, suspect charged with murder

Police ID Mt. Airy homicide victim, suspect charged with murder
Lamont Palmer (left) and Aqueel Watson (right) (Source: Cincinnati police)

MT. AIRY, Ohio (FOX19) - One person is dead and another is under arrest on a murder charge in a stabbing in Mt. Airy early Thursday, Cincinnati police said.

Officers responded to an apartment complex in the 2300 block of West North Bend Road about 2:15 a.m.

They said they found a male victim stabbed inside an apartment, and another male was taken into custody.

The victim was identified as Lamont Palmer, 45, and the suspect is Aqeel Watson, 42, police said.

Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate.

They did not release a motive or say what led up to the violence.

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