Ride share driver stabbed to death in Lincolnwood

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LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. -- A suspect is in custody in after a ride share driver was fatally stabbed  in north suburban Lincolnwood.

34-year-old Grant Nelson of Wilmette, was found stabbed near the intersection of Touhy and Lincoln Avenues at about 3:22 a.m. Tuesday.

He was transported to St. Francis Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries just before 8 a.m.

Nelson was working as a ride-share driver and was dropping off a fare in the area when the attack occurred, police say.

The suspect was found hiding behind a building nearby.

Police say this was an isolated incident, and it's believed there is no further threat to the community.



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