UPDATE: Rochester man charged in Renwood Street stabbing death

May 16, 2019 04:45 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A Rochester man was arrested and charged Thursday following a stabbing fight that left one dead. 

Michael Ellington, 59, was charged with murder in the second degree for the death of 50-year-old Eric Lofton of Rochester. 

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Rochester Police responded to Clifford Avenue Wednesday night for the report of a fight, however, when they arrived no one could confirm that a fight had occurred. 

Officers then responded to Renwood Street for the report of an unresponsive male. That's where they found Lofton unresponsive with multiple stab wounds. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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