Father and son die from stabbing in Hayward home, arrest made

Suspect is 22-year-old Oscar Josue Arevalo-Baquiax. (Photo: Hayward Police Department) 

Police have made an arrest in the stabbing deaths of a man and his son who were found inside a Hayward home early on Sunday. 

The victims were found unconscious with stab wounds in a home near the 100 block of Lund Avenue at around 4:30 a.m., according to police. Both victims were pronounced dead in the home. 

Police arrested a suspect later that night. At around 9:51 p.m., police arrested 22-year-old Oscar Josue Arevalo-Baquiax in connection to the homicide. He is being held at the Hayward Police Department jail.

Police had ventured to the home because of a report there had been an altercation inside the residence.

The victims' identities were not released. The father was 49-years old and the son was 22-years old. 

The suspect faces double murder charges and special circumstance of multiple murder pending review of the case by Alameda County district attorney's office. 

These are Hayward police's 7th and 8th homicides in 2022. 

KTVU's Amber Lee and Henry Lee contributed to this report. 

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