By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 16-year-old is in custody after Philadelphia police say a 42-year-old was stabbed to death in East Germantown. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of East Locust Avenue.

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Authorities said officer son patrol found the victim stabbed in the chest. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

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Police took a 16-year-old into custody; authorities said the teen and the victim knew each other.

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A knife was also recovered.

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