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Tucson police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man they say was found near an apartment complex by a witness who followed a trail of blood.

About 1:30 a.m. Sunday officers went to an apartment complex near West Speedway Boulevard and North 11th Avenue for a report of an injured male on the ground.

The caller told police he found the mortally wounded man after following a trail of blood that started around the corner in the 300 block of West Helen Street.

Despite life-saving efforts by police and Tucson Fire, the man died at the scene.

Witnesses told police they heard an argument before the man was found.

Detectives are still investigating.

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The name of the stabbing victim was being withheld until police could contact family.