Matusalem Dominguez-Gutierrez fatally stabbed in what police say was a domestic incident in Back of the Yards

A stabbed to death early Tuesday during a domestic fight in the Back of the Yards has been identified as Matusalem Dominguez-Gutierrez, and police say a suspect is in custody.

The 30-year-old Dominguez-Gutierrez was found unresponsive with multiple stab wounds about 12:55 a.m. in the entrance hallway of a building in the 1700 block of West 51st Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Dominguez-Gutierrez, who lived in the building where he was attacked, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:37 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy found he died of a stab wound to the thigh, and his death was ruled a homicide.

Police said the stabbing incident was domestic in nature, and a 43-year-old man has been taken into custody. Charges were pending against him Wednesday afternoon.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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