Police looking for suspect in Radcliff murder

Police looking for suspect in Radcliff murder

RADCLIFF, Ky. (WAVE) - Police have identified the man murdered New Year’s Eve and are looking for a suspect.

“My tenant called me and said someone was bleeding. He said when he knocked on his door that he would call the police, but he couldn’t help him,” Tony Griffith said.

Griffith is a landlord along Illinois Road. That is where Radcliff Police said 36-year-old Matthew Dziekan died.

Police said Dziekan, stabbed and bloody, went door-to-door looking for help New Year’s Eve around 8:00 p.m.

When the man finally found someone to help him, he collapsed on the ground, bleeding from multiple stab wounds.

Police said they’re not sure how Dziekan ended up along Illinois Road.

Officials also added that Dziekan had just moved to Radcliff, after living in Connecticut. He came back to spend more time with his mother.

Griffith said that murder is not something that happens a lot in Radcliff.

“A lot of people actually come from Louisville and move up here, because it’s safer,” Griffith said.

Police said on average the town has one murder a year, Police Chief Jeff Cross said he is confident that this case will get solved and so is Griffith.

“They will find out who did it. It’s just going to take time. Someone will talk eventually,” Griffith said.

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