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Man facing Murder charges after fatal stabbing in Corpus Christi

39-year-old Rodrigo Garza Jr has been arrested and is facing a Murder charge.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Around 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Corpus Christi police officers were called out to the 5200 block of Weber Road for a stabbing.

When police arrived, they found a 33-year-old female dead at the scene. The suspect was also on the scene and was placed under arrest. 

The Nueces County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 33-year-old Sarah Martinez. The medical examiner’s office says the cause of death was stabbing. Medical examiners also ruling the manner of death as a homicide.

Police identified the suspect as 39-year-old Rodrigo Garza Jr is facing a Murder charge.

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