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Police arrest 21-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing woman

Posted at 12:24 PM, Oct 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-19 20:15:22-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — Corpus Christi police have arrested a man in connection to a fatal stabbing that left a 40-year-old woman dead.

Police say 21-year-old Joseph Perez fatally stabbed the woman in the 200 block of Port Avenue, close to Rose Hill Memorial Park last week. Her body was discovered Friday morning by a passer-by.

Perez was identified by detectives and was located Sunday night on Elesa and Mary Street.

His bond was set a one million dollars.