Man fatally stabbed on CTA Blue Line near South Loop identified – Chicago Tribune

Chicago police are investigating after a man was fatally stabbed while driving on the CTA Blue Line Monday night, officials said.

Paramedics and officers were taken to 150 W. Ida B. Wells Dr. about 10:50 PM. in the Loop, according to an online media report. Inside the stopped train, they found a man about 40 years old who “had suffered a stab wound to the chest while on the train,” police said.

It appeared the man had been stabbed while on the train near the Clinton CTA Blue Line station, 436 S. Clinton St. on the South Loop, officials said.

The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

He was identified as James R. Parsons IV, 43, of the 7500 block of South Kingston Avenue, according to information from the Cook County medical examiner’s office released Tuesday.

No arrests have been made and the fatal stabbing is still under investigation.

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