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Man arrested in connection to fatal Jamestown stabbing

Carl W. Sorenson, 28, from Jamestown, has been charged with murder in the second degree.
Credit: Jamestown Police

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — The Jamestown Police Department arrested a man in connection to a fatal stabbing that happened Monday night.

Carl W. Sorenson, 28, from Jamestown, was arrested Tuesday afternoon at an apartment on Washington Street in Jamestown. He has been charged with murder in the second degree for the stabbing death of Brandon Holland, 23.

Investigators say Holland was walking on North Main Street between East 4th and 5th streets when he was stabbed in the chest. Holland was taken to UPMC Chautauqua where he later died.

Police believe Holland had some sort of altercation with a third party and emphasize this was not a random attack.

Police said Sorenson was on parole when the stabbing occurred. He is in custody awaiting an arraignment. Police say additional charges are pending further investigation.

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