Taxi Driver Killed After Violent Struggle In North Stamford

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A Stamford taxi driver was killed early Wednesday morning on Doolittle Road.
A Stamford taxi driver was killed early Wednesday morning on Doolittle Road. Photo Credit: Screen grab from Google Maps

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A city taxi driver is dead after he was stabbed in what Stamford police say was a violent struggle both inside and outside his Stamford taxi early Wednesday morning. 

Mahomed Kamal, 47, was found on the lawn of 150 Doolittle Road at about 8:30 a.m. by landscapers, police said. The home is in the Westover area of Stamford close to the Den Road exit on the the Merritt Parkway. 

The taxi was impaled on a wooden portion of the street nearby, police said. 

Kamal was pronounced dead at the scene. He had been stabbed multiple times, police said. 

The knife has not been found, and police are asking for the public's help, especially if they saw or heard anything suspicious at about 3 a.m. in that area. 

The scene was processed, and the state medical examiner arrived to secure the body for an autopsy, police said. 

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