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2 Dead After Stabbing Incident On Vessel Off Sussex County, DE Coast

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The U.S. Coast Guard came to the rescue off the waters of Sussex County, Delaware after two people aboard a vessel 20 miles off Bethany Beach were stabbed.

Both were airlifted to the hospital. Officials tell FOX 29 one of those stabbed died at the hospital, while the other remains in stable condition.

Another person jumped overboard. The body of that man was found on Saturday morning. Officials could not confirm if the man who jumped overboard was responsible for the stabbing.

The vessel, the Genco Challenger, is  registered in Hong Kong and was on its way to Philadelphia.

U.S. Customs, Border Patrol and the U.S. State Department are assisting the Coast Guard with the investigation into what happened. The boat remained anchored off the coast of Delaware on Saturday while an investigation is underway.

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