Police arrest suspect following early morning homicide
June 02, 2019 06:57 PM
FARMINGTON, N.M. — A man in Farmington was stabbed and killed in early Sunday morning, according to police.
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.
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Updated: June 02, 2019 06:57 PM
Created: June 02, 2019 11:37 AM
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