Redding stabbing victim identified

Apr 25, 2016 7:37 PM by David McVicker

Shasta County Coroners identified the man killed in a stabbing in Redding Saturday.

28-year-old Pete Jeppesen of Redding, was stabbed at an apartment on Ackard Avenue at about 5:30 p.m.

Police found Jeppesen stabbed and on the ground when they arrived, he was pronounced dead after being transported to the hospital.

Investigators say Jeppesen fought with the suspect 36-year-old Morgan Eastwood Eddy. Eddy fled the scene before officers got there.

Eddy was located and arrested near a car wash on Cypress Avenue about two hours later.

The investigation is still underway. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Redding Police Department Investigations Division.


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