Ames, IOWA – Ames Police Department officials said the fatal stabbing occurred around 2:51 a.m. early Saturday morning.
It happened on 7th Street.
Ames Police Department officers responded to a report of a stabbing.
The responding officers found one adult male victim.
Police said the 39-year-old victim suffered severe stab wounds and was taken to a hospital for treatment, where he later died.
He was later identified as Maccarone Declements.
Police officials said the 39-year-old suspect was inside the house when officers arrived on scene.
His name is Robert Lyon and he is now charged with first degree murder.
Please call the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5312 if you have any information about this incident.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.