Teen Male Connected to Deadly Oshkosh Stabbing in Custody

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UPDATE TUESDAY 4/10/2018 4:00 p.m.

Police have released the name of the 17 year old male, Charles Martin,  involved in the stabbing that caused the death of an 18 year old. 

The Winnebago County District Attorney’s Office has charged him with first degree intentional homicide, attempted first degree intentional homicide and burglary to a dwelling. 

FRIDAY 4/6/2018 8:30 a.m. 

Police say they have the stabbing suspect in custody. It is a 17-year-old male. Police say that the suspects knew the victims and that the public is not in any danger. 

Local 5 expects to learn more from police later Friday morning. Check back later for continued updates. 


FRIDAY 4/6/2018 7:30 a.m.

The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened in the 500 block of Mt. Vernon Street on Friday around 2:17 a.m.

Police say an 18-year-old male from Oshkosh was pronounced dead at the scene after sustaining multiple stab wounds. A second individual identified as an 18-year-old male also from Oshkosh was transported to a local hospital with multiple stab wounds where he is currently in the Intensive Care Unit being treated for his injuries.

Oshkosh Police are looking for a suspect involved with the stabbings who is described as a light-skin black male, approximately 18-20 years of age. The suspect was last seen wearing dark-colored pants, no shirt or shoes. The suspect may have sustained a stab wound and he may be in need of medical assistance. Local hospitals have been notified.

Oshkosh Police do not believe the community is in danger as the victims were known to the suspect. At this time no arrests have been made regarding this incident. The Oshkosh Police Department is continuing to work to identify the individuals involved.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Oshkosh Police Department.

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