(2-1-21) On Monday, February 1, 2021 at approximately 12:15 am, officers of the Ada Police Department were called to 345 W. Montford in reference to a disturbance involving a knife.  Upon officer’s arrival they discovered a middle-aged male had been stabbed by another male subject who was still in the house trailer.

Officers rendered first aid to the victim of the stabbing who succumbed to his wound at that location Dead at the scene was Rodney A. Slechte (49) of Lima, Ohio.  The other male was transported to Lima Memorial Hospital where he was treated for injuries sustained during an altercation between the two.

At this point the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification have been called to assist the Ada Police Department in processing the scene along with the Coroner’s Investigator.

No one has been arrested or charged pending the outcome of our investigation.