Lynnwood man identified as Fred Meyer stabbing victim

Police were searching for a young woman who allegedly stabbed and killed Greg McKnight.

LYNNWOOD — A Lynnwood man stabbed to death outside a Fred Meyer was identified Wednesday.

Greg J. McKnight, 62, got into an argument with at least three people when one of them stabbed him around 11:45 a.m. Sunday near the store entrance at 4615 196th St. SW, witnesses reported to Lynnwood police.

McKnight, of Lynnwood, was stabbed multiple times. He died at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

An autopsy confirmed the death was homicide, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The suspects fled in a silver sedan.

Witnesses described the main suspect as a Black young woman in her late teens to early 20s, maybe 5-foot-3 or a bit taller, skinny, with short to medium-length curly hair. She fled with two other people in a white or silver four-door sedan with black rims and damage to the body, possibly a Nissan Sentra.

They drove north on 48th Avenue W. At the time, the car had a rear Arizona license plate and no front plate

Tips can be directed to Lynnwood police at 425-670-5600 or detective Russ Sattarov at 425-670-5633. Or call 911.

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