Man stabbed to death after fight in Auburn

Kevin Ritchie

A Skaneateles man is dead after getting stabbed during a fight at 33 Case Avenue in Auburn at about 12:37 am Saturday, according to Auburn Police.

28-year-old Matthew R. Prego, of Skaneateles was stabbed during a fight and was taken to Auburn Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators searched the area and found the suspect, 28-year-old Kevin A. Ritchie, of Auburn. Ritchie was arrested and charged with murder, criminal possession of a weapon and obstructing governmental administration.

Ritchie is being held in Cayuga County Jail pending further court proceedings.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Auburn Police at 315-255-4702.