Stabbing suspect arrested hours after reported attack

Stabbing suspect arrested hours after reported attack

SAN JOSE — Police have announced the arrest of a wanted homicide suspect thought to be the perpetrator of a stabbing death reported on February 19th.

According to SJPD Officer Albert Morales, officers responded to the 3200 block of South White Road at approximately 12:41 A.M. By the time they’d arrived the suspect had already fled, believed to have stabbed at least two people at the residence, one of whom was pronounced dead later at a local hospital.

Officer Morales went on to point out that the motive and circumstances are still under investigation. A follow-up investigation conducted by the San Jose Police Homicide Unit lead to the identification of the suspect as 32-year-old Anthony Tafolla.

Tafolla was located and arrested without incident in San Jose on February 20th.

The identity of the deceased victim will not be released until the coroner’s office has confirmed it and followed up with next-of-kin.

Anyone with pertinent information is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Guire or Detective Tran of the San Jose Police Homicide Unit at 408-277-5273.

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