Man Stabbed in Ottumwa on Monday Night

Officers with the Ottumwa Police Department responded to a stabbing late Monday night.

At approximately 10:46pm, officers were dispatched to 301 S. Ward St for a report of a stabbing. They found an injured male outside the home, who was identified as 34-year-old Samuel Gallegos-Ramirez of Ottumwa. He was transported to the Ottumwa Regional Health Center and pronounced deceased.

An autopsy will be conducted at the Office of the Iowa State Medical Examiner to determine the cause and manner of death for Mr. Gallegos-Ramirez.

The Ottumwa Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation continue the investigation. No charges have been filed. There is no known ongoing threat to the public.

No additional information is being released at this time. KILJ will provide updates as they are released.