One dead at USC after witness stabbed suspect who tried to burglarize car: police

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A suspected burglar was stabbed and killed Monday evening on the University of Southern California campus after a witness intervened during a car burglary, according to police.

The incident happened around 8 p.m. outside a fraternity house on USC's Greek Row, according to KNBC.

A confrontation allegedly occurred between the witness and the suspected burglar when the witness stabbed the person breaking into the vehicle, police said. The burglar was seriously injured before dying.

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The incident happened around 8 p.m. outside a fraternity house on USC's Greek Row. (iStock)

Police said the incident was being investigated as a homicide. The witness who stabbed the suspected burglar has been taken into custody.

The person stabbed was a man believed to be in his thirties.

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The witness who stabbed the suspected burglar has been taken into custody. (Reuters)

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The incident remains under investigation, police said.

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