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Posted: 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013
KTVU and Wires
SAN JOSE, Calif. —
A man who allegedly stabbed a 39-year-old woman to death was arrested Sunday – the latest incident of deadly crime in what was been a violent weekend in San Jose, police said.
Sgt. Heather Randol said officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 600 block of Dakota Drive at about 10:40 p.m. Saturday.
When they arrived at the scene, they found 39-year-old Martha Casillas suffering from at least one fatal stab wound, Randol said.
A suspect who knew Casillas has been arrested in connection with the death, authorities said. San Jose Police arrested the suspect and booked him into the Santa Clara County Jail for homicide.
The suspect's identity is not being released until the District Attorney's Office has reviewed the case.
The homicide is San Jose's 36th of the year.
Meanwhile, a suspect has been taken into custody in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred Friday night.
The suspect, whose identity has not been released, was known to the victim, who police have identified as 46-year-old Anthony Zumini, of San Jose, according to Sgt. Jason Dwyer.
Zumini was shot on the 900 block of Gilchrist Drive around 9:40 p.m. Friday, police said.
When they arrived, they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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