Police: Home invader fatally stabbed by resident in Rockford

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Police say a man trying to force his way into a northern Illinois home died after one of the residents there stabbed him. The Rockford Police Department says the man was trying to enter the home around 1:50 a.m. They say a man and a woman inside the home were able to block the door and prevent the intruder from entering, but the suspect broke out a window and began hitting one of the residents with a piece of lumber. Police say the male resident stabbed the intruder with a kitchen knife, and he died at the scene. He was identified as 44-year-old Rockford resident Troyle Aube.

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