Three suspects arrested in deadly downtown stabbing – East Bay Occasions

SAN JOSE – Three suspects have been arrested in reference to a latest fatal stabbing in downtown San Jose, police introduced Friday.

In a information launch, San Jose police recognized the suspects as 40-year-old Manuel Avila, 25-year-old Gregory Messenger and 45-year-old Cynthia Alvarez, all of San Jose.


The stabbing was reported on the 100 block of North sixth Avenue about 5:10 a.m. on Monday. Officers arrived to search out 39-year-old San Jose resident David Perez affected by at the least one stab wound. He was taken to a hospital, the place he died a short while later.

Perez’s demise marked town’s 29th murder of the yr.

Police stated an “in depth follow-up investigation” by murder detectives led to the identification of the suspects. The detectives obtained warrants for the suspects and the police division’s Covert Response Unit arrested all three in Milpitas on Tuesday.


The suspects have been booked into Santa Clara County jail on homicide prices. They’re being held with out bail; Avila and Messenger on the Major Jail in San Jose and Alvarez on the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas, in line with on-line jail information.

Police are boosting patrols this weekend in response to the stabbing, in addition to a drive-by taking pictures close to eighth and Reed streets on Sept. 15 that killed two males and injured 4 different folks. The killings weren’t linked and don’t look like random, police stated.