Police: Victim of fatal NW Oklahoma City stabbing identified
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City police have identified the victim of a fatal stabbing that happened earlier this week.
On Tuesday, at around 10:45 p.m., police were called to an assault with a deadly weapon call near NW 122nd and May.
When officers first arrived on scene, they found a man with stab wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.
Police identified the man as 54-year-old Guerra Fernandez on Thursday.
Officials say 45-year-old William Dowel was arrested on a complaint of first-degree murder in connection to the incident.
According to police, Dowel and the victim were involved in an altercation when Dowel allegedly stabbed Fernandez to death with a knife.
This is Oklahoma City’s 42nd homicide of 2019.
If you have any information, call the Homicide Tip Line at (405)297-1200.