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A Long Beach man was in custody Tuesday on suspicion of fatally stabbing his 72-year-old roommate.

The crime occurred about 2 a.m. Monday in the 1400 block of East Third Street, the Long Beach Police Department reported. William Wilson, 52, was booked on suspicion of murder, and was held on $2 million bail.

Officers found the victim, whose name was being withheld pending family notification, suffering from a stab wound to the upper body and summoned paramedics. He died at a local hospital.

“The investigation found that two roommates got in an altercation and one was stabbed,” according to a police statement.

Wilson was arrested at the scene.

–City News Service 

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