MITCHELL, S.D. — A Mitchell man accused of stabbing another man to death outside of an apartment complex is now charged with murder. Police also have now identified the victim.

The Daily Republic reports that authorities have upgraded the initial manslaughter charge filed against 49-year-old Anthony Lewis.

Lewis is accused of stabbing 30-year-old Quinn Schleuning four times after a confrontation on Aug. 22. Police say the two men knew one another and had an adversarial relationship.

Lewis has not yet entered a plea.

Information from: The Daily Republic,

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