Man fatally stabbed at Mojave Desert campsite

Man, 27, fatally stabbed at Mojave Desert campsite

A man was fatally stabbed at a campsite Saturday night in the Mojave Desert, authorities said.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said Richard Henighen, 27, and another person got into an argument that ended with Henighen suffering several stab wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies responded around 9:20 p.m. to the campsite, located near Highway 395 and Cuddeback Road about 50 miles northwest of Barstow.

Detectives were interviewing witnesses Sunday and have not released details on what prompted the dispute.

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