One man dies after early morning double stabbing in Haverhill

One man died and another male victim was hospitalized after a double stabbing in Haverhill early this morning, according to the Essex District Attorney’s Office.

Misael Lima, 24, died after a third party brought him and the other victim to Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill at 1:25 a.m. today, Carrie Kimball Monahan, a spokeswoman for the Essex District Attorney, said in an e-mail.

Authorities believe the stabbing happened on Grove Street in Haverhill, Monahan said.

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Lima died at Merrimack Valley Hospital, and the second victim was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital. He is expected to survive.

Haverhill police and State Police detectives assigned to the Essex District Attorney’s Office are investigating.