Man dies in stabbing at Cottage Grove mobile home park

Man dies in stabbing at Cottage Grove mobile home park
Willie Beaty, 46

EUGENE, Ore. -- A man died after he was stabbed at the Frontier Mobile Home Park late Friday night, Cottage Grove Police said.

Police said they arrested Willie Beaty, 46, near where the stabbing took place.

Officers were called out to the stabbing at the Frontier Mobile Home Park around 9:25 p.m. Friday. The person on the phone told police they thought Beaty was the stabber. 

Arriving officers found Samuel Hunt, 30, in the roadway near space #37 bleeding from a stab wound to his chest. Officials said they performed first aid until medics arrived to take him to the hospital.

Police found Beaty near the scene of the stabbing took him into custody.

Emergency responders took Hunt to the Cottage Grove Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Cottage Grove Police are continuing their investigation with the Lane County District Attorney's Office.