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Police tape blocks the entrance to Bailey Nurseries late Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Newport, Minn., after a stabbing left one person dead. SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY BULLETIN/Scott Wente

One dead, one in custody after stabbing at plant nursery

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NEWPORT, Minn. -- One person died and another was in custody after a stabbing Thursday at Bailey Nurseries in Newport, police said.

Authorities were called to the nursery at 3:39 p.m. Thursday on a report of a stabbing victim, Newport Police Chief Curt Montgomery said in a statement.


The victim died and the suspect was in custody, Montgomery said. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported that the victim was a nursery employee.

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