Man charged with fatal Grand Boulevard stabbing

A Far South Side man has been charged with second-degree murder for the stabbing death of a man in the South Side Grand Boulevard neighborhood last month.

Timothy Barber, 40, of the 200 block of East 135th Place, was arrested Sunday and charged with second-degree murder after being identified as the stabber, police said.

Timothy Barber

Timothy Barber

A friend found the 24-year-old victim stabbed multiple times in an alley in the 4000 block of South Calumet Avenue at 12:40 a.m. on Aug. 30, police Nsaid at the time.

Lamont L. Larkins of the 4000 block of South Indiana Avenue was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

On Monday, Judge Laura Sullivan order Barber held on an $800,000 bond and set a preliminary hearing for Oct. 21.

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