Murder Investigation

Patrol officers responded to an apartment along the 900 block of West Street for a welfare check around 5 p.m. Monday. When they arrived, they found a man dead inside, and it was later determined that he'd been stabbed. The name of the victim is not being released because police are still trying to contact his family. Anyone with information on this murder investigation should contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-987-5824.