UPDATE: Man in custody after fatal double stabbing in East El Paso


KTSM 9 News/Miguel Paredes.

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso police are investigating a double stabbing that left one man dead and one woman injured early Saturday morning in East El Paso.

A 28-year-old woman and 34-year-old man were stabbed in the incident that happened at an apartment complex near the intersection of George Dieter Drive and Montana Avenue. Police were called to the scene just before 2 a.m. on Saturday.

According to the the El Paso Police Department, both victims were transported to Del Sol Medical Center and the man died at the hospital from his injuries. The woman was admitted for treatment.

Detective Diane Mack with EPPD told KTSM 9 News one male subject is in custody, “We know that we have one male subject outstanding at this time. We believe he is an acquaintance of the two victims and the investigation continues at this time.”

Police did not say what led to the stabbing or if any other persons were involved.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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