Reports indicate that shortly after midnight yesterday, residents of Reid Lane, D’Abadie, heard a loud argument from the home of 46 year old Derek Small.
Residents said when they investigated they saw Small and his 19 year old male relative fighting.
During the altercation the young man stabbed Small several times with a knife.
The injured man stumbled out of his yard and collapsed on the roadway.
Police and Emergency Health Services were notified but Small died before their arrival.
A party of officers from the Northern Division and the Homicide Bureau of Investigations visited the scene and detained the 19-year-old.
Officers said the suspect had previous matters before the courts and had recently been released from custody.