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Police arrest suspect following early morning homicide

Police arrest suspect following early morning homicide

Christina Rodriguez
June 02, 2019 06:57 PM

FARMINGTON, N.M. — A man in Farmington was stabbed and killed in early Sunday morning, according to police. 

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Farmington police spokesperson Georgette Allen said officers were responded to an apartment complex on Walnut Drive around 3:30 a.m. where 30-year-old Antonio Coochwikvia had been stabbed.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

However, police quickly identified the suspect as 20-year-old Eagles Kassanavoid who was found several hours later in west Farmington. He was taken into custody after a brief foot chase.

Kassanavoid has been booked into the San Juan County Detention Center on an open count of murder, tampering with evidence and resisting arrest.

This is a developing story. Stay with KOB Eyewitness News 4 and KOB.com for updates.

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