Suspect, 26, accused of stabbing and killing 70-year-old man near Stayton

Photo: Marion County Sheriff's Office

A stabbing victim was critically injured and a suspect was taken into custody near Stayton, according to deputies.

Emergency crews responded to the 18000 block of North Santiam Highway, just east of Stayton, at 8:12 p.m. Monday.

One person was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Deputies said a suspect was taken into custody.

No other details were immediately released Monday night by deputies, citing the ongoing investigation.

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