Mr. Tate found his neck and rubbed it. “Bob Ewell’s lyin’ on the ground under that tree down yonder with a kitchen knife stuck up under his ribs. He’s dead, Mr. Finch.”

– Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapter 28. Heck Tate arrives at Atticus’s home with the message that Bob Ewell has been found dead stabbed with a knife.