GREEN BAY - A Green Bay man is dead after a stabbing on the city's westwide. Police say it happened at 947 Velp Avenue, they found thevictim early Sunday morning.
Investigators found 51-year-old Kenneth Erving dead withmultiple stab wounds around 12:30 am. Police have named 41-year-oldNawanna Polk a suspect in his death, though she has not beenformally charged.
"We don't really have a motive right now, we do know from abrief history we've gotten, that they have had a domesticrelationship in the past," Commander Greg Urban with the Green BayPolice Department said.
Police learned of the death when a man walked into theDepartment lobby shortly after midnight.
"He had talked to his sister who said that she had killedsomeone," Urban said.
Investigators then discovered that someone was Erving. Policerushed to Velp Avenue where they found him on the floor with woundsto his upper abdomen. Investigators believe the apartment is thesuspect's, while Erving lived elsewhere.
Police found Polk less than a mile away on the 600 block ofChestnut. Officers say she was with acquaintances and was in acondition that made her difficult to speak with. They would notelaborate.
"She was taken into custody without incident, since that time wehave been interviewing the suspect and several witnesses," Urbansaid.
Polk was convicted of disorderly conduct in January of thisyear. She is due back in court at the end of the month to faceadditional charges of disorderly conduct. Erving also has a record,but nothing recent.
His sudden death leaves those nearby with questions andconcerns.
"It should be a safe place, my sister has been here five, sixyears," Mack Walker said leaning from her doorway.
Now, with police continuing a homicide investigation, he's notsure.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning. Police expectPolk will be charged tomorrow. She is being held at the BrownCounty Jail, while her case is forwarded to the Brown CountyDistrict Attorney.
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