Centre County man dies from stabbing

WOODWARD — A Centre County man was the victim of a stabbing on Thursday.

According to a news release from the Centre County District Attorney’s office, the victim, Robert William Farwell was found unresponsive outside a private residence along Mountain Avenue in Haines Township, Centre County. Pennsylvania State Police received the call around 4:30 a.m.

According to the release, EMS was providing life-saving measures when troopers arrived on scene. Farwell was transported to Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is a homicide in relation to a domestic incident. There is no immediate threat to the public, the release said. The investigation is being conducted by the Pennsylvania State Police Troop G Major Case Team in conjunction with the Centre County District Attorney’s office.


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