Victim who sought help at Gas Station after Stabbing dies 


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JOLIET – A 59-year-old man who came into a gas station last Monday seeking help after being stabbed in the chest has died.

Rickey Moffett died last Friday from his injuries after he came into Murphy Express gas station at 2504 West Jefferson with a stab wound in the chest around 7:45 pm Monday.  He was taken to Ascension St. Joseph Medical Center in critical condition.

Joliet Police announced Monday Moffett’s death is now being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information on the stabbing is asked to reach out to Joliet Police Detectives at 815-724-3020 or anonymously online at


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