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Man arrested in fatal stabbing in Hemet


Last updated 3/4/2019 at 8:42am

HEMET - A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing another man to death in Hemet, police said on Sunday, March 3.

Emergency personnel were dispatched at 9:20 p.m. Friday to the 200 block of North Western Avenue, a residential neighborhood just off of State Route 79, according to the Hemet Police Department.

There they found the victim, Wilver Garcia, suffering from stab wounds and transported him to a hospital, where he later died of his injuries, Lt. Jeff Davis said.

An investigation led to the arrest of Mark Acevedo, 22, of Beaumont in connection with the stabbing death.

He remained behind bars in lieu of $1 million bail.

Authorities did not disclose a possible motive.


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