Benton County Deputies are on the scene of a fatal stabbing in Prosser.

Thursday night, Prosser Hospital officials called the Sheriff's Department to report that just prior to midnight, a male victim was brought in suffering from severe stab wounds. Unfortunately, medical personnel were not able to save their life and they died at the hospital.

Deputies are in the 800 block of Higdon, where the incident was believed to have happened. No word on who brought in the injured person, or what the circumstances were.  Authorities believe the victim and suspect(s) knew each other.

No on in custody yet, say Deputies, the investigation is in the early stages and continues.