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Person of interest sought in fatal York City stabbing

Police are searching for a person of interest in a fatal York City stabbing Tuesday night. Photo courtesy of York City Police.

York City Police are searching for a person of interest in the fatal stabbing of a York City man Tuesday night.

In a  news release about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, police said they were still investigating the stabbing death of 27-year-old Jason Markley, of York City.

Markley, according to authorities, was found in the 500 block of Wallace Street with a stab wound about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23.

York City Police released photos Wednesday of a person  running somewhere about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night. The person featured in the photos is seen wearing dark pants with a light-colored jacket that had dark-colored sleeves and hood.

Additional details were not released with the photos.

After police found him, Markley was taken by ambulance to York Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

York County Coroner Pam Gay said in a news release that Markley was pronounced dead just before 11 p.m. Tuesday.

An autopsy on Markley is scheduled for Thursday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital. 

Additional information was not available Wednesday afternoon. 

Anyone with information about the incident or the person of interest is asked to contact York City Police via an anonymous tip line by texting "Yorktips" and their information to 847411. They also may call York County Crime Stoppers at 717-755-TIPS, the York City Police tip line at 717-849-2204 or the department at 717-846-1234 or 717-849-2219. 

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