PORTLAND-- A man was stabbed to death in North Portland Tuesday afternoon and police accused his roommate hours later of murder and unlawful use of a weapon.

Peter Conway, 56, was stabbed on the 5700 block of North Haight Avenue at about 1 p.m., police said. Officers and medical crews arrived but the man died at the scene.

After a search, police arrested Stephen W. Kovacs, 51. He was expected to be arraigned Wednesday.

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