MICHIGAN CITY – The family of a deaf Michigan City man, who died just days after being stabbed in the chest last week, is reaching out to the community for information on the case, and help with paying funeral expenses.

According to a Michigan CIty Police report, the victim – later identified as 39-year-old Jasson A. Nelson, known to friends as "Deaf Dude" – was stabbed just before 4 p.m. Oct. 28, near the intersection of Ninth and Franklin streets.

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