The City’s Latest Homicide

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016 10:54 PM
Location: 700 N. Omaha
Offense: Murder
Case Number: 1612100128

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 700 N. Omaha in reference to a fight. As officers were en route the call was updated to a stabbing. Officers arrived and observed the 39 year old male victim lying on the ground and he was bleeding. Witnesses pointed to the suspect and officers detained him during the investigation.

Witnesses stated that several subjects came to the suspects apartment and a fight ensued. Several suspects were assaulting the suspect and at some point during the fight the victim was stabbed. The victim was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital where he died from his injuries. The suspect and witnesses were transported to the main station to be interviewed by detectives. The suspect David Sanchez (10/22/1973) was arrested for murder and transported to the City Detention Center.

This is still an active investigation and more information may be released at a later time. This makes the 23rd homicide for the year.