Man Stabbed to Death in Southeast Cedar Rapids

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A man was stabbed to death in Cedar Rapids late Tuesday night.

Officers were called to the 1500 block alley between Fifth and Sixth Avenues Southeast at 11:16 p.m. for a report of a person down. Responding officers found 34-year-old Clifton West in the alley, suffering from stab wounds. Police said aid was administered to West and he was transported to a local hospital, but he died of his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Sgt. Denni Randall said police do not have any additional information on the stabbing.

"I have nothing additional to give you at this time," Randall said Wednesday morning.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-272-7463 or send a text to 274637.
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