- Associated Press - Monday, August 22, 2016

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) - A man is dead after breaking into a north St. Louis County home and becoming involved in an altercation with the homeowner, who stabbed him.

Police say the break-in happened about 12:30 a.m. Monday. A suspect in his 30s broke into a home and got into a fight with the resident.

Authorities say the homeowner was punched several times before grabbing a knife and stabbing the intruder.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation continues.

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