Gadsden police: 52-year-old man found stabbed to death on front porch

Gadsden police are investigating the stabbing death of 52-year-old Gary Stokes, who was found dead on his porch Saturday, March 8, 2014. (

GADSDEN, Ala. -- Authorities are investigating a homicide in Gadsden after a man was found stabbed to death Saturday morning, police confirmed to ABC 33/40.

According to Gadsden Police Chief Bobby Jackson, officers were called to a home in the 2900 block of Hartford Street just before 8 a.m. after a neighbor spotted a man laying on the front porch of the residence. Upon arriving, authorities found 52-year-old Gary Stokes dead from an apparent stab wound.

It is unknown at this time when Stokes was killed and no arrests have been made.