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Published March 18, 2013, 12:06 PM

Alcohol-fueled dispute led to fatal North Dakota stabbing

TIOGA, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say an alcohol-fueled dispute between roommates at an oil field crew camp in western North Dakota led to a fatal stabbing.

TIOGA, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say an alcohol-fueled dispute between roommates at an oil field crew camp in western North Dakota led to a fatal stabbing.

Thirty-two-year-old Christopher King was stabbed to death early Sunday. Authorities arrested a man who drove King to a Tioga hospital, where King was pronounced dead.

The 31-year-old suspect had not been formally charged as of Monday morning. The Forum newspaper reports that a bond hearing will be held later in the week.

Both men had come to North Dakota from Michigan and were roommates at the Capital Lodge crew camp between Ray and Tioga. Williams County Sgt. Detective Caleb Fry says the men had been drinking in Tioga prior to the altercation, with occurred in their cabin. Fry says the weapon involved was a hunting knife.

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