Man, 72, found stabbed to death in South Shore

December 1, 2010 5:21:39 AM PST
Chicago police are investigating a fatal stabbing after a 72-year-old man was found dead in his South Side home near 71st and Cyril.

Officers found him during a well-being check early Tuesday.

No one is in custody.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office identified the man as Melvin Perry, of 7145 S. Cyril Ave. in the South Shore neighborhood.

No one was in custody Tuesday evening, and Calumet Area detectives are investigating.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.