UPDATE 8/10/2021 – The victim in Saturday morning’s homicide in Marquette has been identified as 61-year-old Marquette resident, Patrick Allen Parker.

The suspect, Curtis John Contois, was lodged at the Marquette County Jail on charges of Homicide – Open Murder. Contois was arraigned in the 96th District Court on August 9 and was denied bond. He faces a life felony if convicted.

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) — A Marquette man was killed early Sunday morning.

The Marquette Police Department responded to a stabbing shortly after 1 a.m. in the 200 block of Furnace Street. The victim, a 61-year-old Marquette resident, died a short time later at a nearby hospital.

Police initiated a search for a suspect identified as Curtis John Contois, 38, of Marquette, who allegedly fled the scene. According to the Marquette Police Department, Contois was located shortly before 11 a.m.