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Waterloo man arrested in fatal stabbing


A Waterloo man has been arrested in a fatal stabbing in Mason City.

Authorities arrested 22-year-old James Farnsworth II of Waterloo in the stabbing death of 24-year-old Ian Decker of Mason City.

Decker was found about 3 a.m. Saturday, lying along East State Street, with a serious stab wound. He later died at a hospital.

Farnsworth was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder. Police say he knew the victim.

Farnsworth is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail.

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