LATHROP - Authorities investigated a stabbing that claimed the life of a man early Sunday morning.
At about 3:07am, deputies with the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a man down near the area of the 15000 block of 5th Street. Deputies arrived and located a man suffering from multiple stab wounds.
Deputies began performing CPR on the victim, who was only identified as a Hispanic man. Medics transported him to a hospital where he later died.
Homicide detectives responded to take over the investigation. Authorities did not release any further details.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office at (209) 468-4400.