Crime

A 34-year-old New Haven man died Wednesday night from a stab wound following an altercation.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, David L. Haight was fatally stabbed about 8:30 p.m. outdoors near a lake in the 300 block of Skyline Drive, New Haven. The 47-year-old man who stabbed Haight called 911.

The reporting party alleged he had been assaulted by Haight before he stabbed him. The 47-year-old man was taken into custody for questioning, according to the sheriff’s department.

There have not been charges filed against the man and his name has not been released. He was still in custody at the Franklin County Jail Thursday afternoon.

Skyline Drive is south of New Haven off Highway YY near Whispering Valley Lake.