Columbus Police searching for suspect in fatal stabbing during fight over woman

Marcus Maurice Curtis

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police are investigating after a fight led to a fatal stabbing Thursday night.

Police and medics were called to the 400 block of N. Nelson Road just after 11:00 pm on the report of a fight near Nelson Park.

On scene, first responders found a victim suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Police say the victim, now identified as Savon Lamont Ligon, was stabbed after an argument over an “in-common relationship,” with the same woman.

Ligon was transported in critical condition to Grant Medical Center, where he passed away just after 1:00 am.

Police say they have filed murder charges against and are currently looking for 21-year-old Marcus Maurice Curtis.

This is the 67th homicide this year. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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