Hanford Police on Wednesday identified the man whose body was discovered Monday near Fifth and Phillips streets as 37-year-old Nathan Boespflug.

Police officers responded to a report of a deceased person in the area of W. Fifth and South Phillips streets at approximately 5:14 p.m. Monday night. Hanford officers located a White male adult, later identified as Boesplflug, lying in the street next to the curb by a dumpster.

Boespflug had suffered multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

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