NN man dies after accidentally stabbing self in groin with sword, police say

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police say a man is dead after he accidentally stabbed himself in the groin with a sword. 

The incident happened around 4:40 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 900 block of Marcus Drive, according to police. 

Medics treated the 28-year-old man for life-threatening wounds at the scene, but he was pronounced dead at 5:25 p.m.

Witnesses told police the man was walking down stairs with the sword in his hands when he accidentally stabbed himself. 

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