Domestic violence turns deadly with stabbing death of ex-girlfriend
Gina Tepoorten issues statement (SJPD)
SAN JOSE — The San Jose Police Department has made an arrest in a stabbing that left one female dead and a male seriously injured. According to San Jose Police Sergeant Enrique Garcia, “On Friday, October 6, 2017, at approximately 8:40 AM, San Jose police officers responded to a disturbance call in the 2500 block of Story Road.”
When SJPD officers arrived at the scene they found an adult female deceased from severe stab wounds with a second male victim suffering non-life threatening injuries.
32-year-old Luis Eduardo Jara-Reyna was taken to a local hospital where further investigation revealed that he was in-fact the suspect in the early morning stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend, leaving relatives in disbelief on the side of the road when police arrived.
Garcia said, “He has been booked for murder and is in the custody of the Santa Clara County Department of Corrections.” No motive is known at this time as to why Jara-Reyna was at the residence early that morning.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Brian McDonald or Detective Sergeant Jesus Mendoza of the San Jose Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.
Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the “Submit a Tip” link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.