SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KRON) – A man was stabbed to death early Tuesday morning at a hotel in Santa Rosa, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
At around 2:38 a.m., Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Palms Inn located on Santa Rosa Avenue. Deputies found a man lying on the floor in a pool of blood, police said.
Emergency medical crews arrived and began life-saving measures on the man. He was transported to a local hospital and later succumbed to his injuries, according to police.
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The victim was identified as William Woodard, 36, of Santa Rosa. The homicide is currently under investigation.