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Homicide Investigation at 1600 block of Kayte Street


On Sunday March 1, 2020, at 8:52 p.m., police responded to the 1600 block of Katye Street in reference to two male victims stabbed. Upon arrival, officers discovered 38-year-old Kalvin Matthews deceased on the kitchen floor. Matthews had been stabbed several times. The second male victim was located at a nearby residence and transported to the hospital for stab wounds to his body.

The investigation determined that a known male suspect stabbed the two victims and fled the scene. Through continuing investigation, investigators located and arrested 51-year-old Rodney Finklea. Finklea is charged with murder.  



For inquiries contact MPD Public Affairs Office

Contact Phone #: 251-208-1918 Contact Email: charlette.solis@cityofmobile.org

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