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Authorities identify Missoula stabbing victim

Posted: 1:29 PM, Jan 03, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-03 21:02:31-05
South Avenue Fatal Stabbing

MISSOULA — Authorities have released the name of the Ravalli County man who was fatally stabbed in Missoula late Wednesday night.

Missoula County Sheriff TJ McDermott says that Benjamin Mousso, 18, of the Hamilton area died as a result of being stabbed several times at a casino on South Avenue West.

Missoula Police Department spokesman Sgt. Travis Welsh said on Thursday that all the parties involved in the incident have been identified, located, and interviewed.

No arrests have been made at this time as claims of self-defense are being investigated.

Sgt. Welsh said once the investigation is complete, the Missoula County Attorney's Office will determine if any charges will be filed.