Police arrest 26-year-old man linked to brutal fatal stabbing in South Bronx

Police say the suspect got into an argument with a 32-year-old man and stabbed the victim in the neck, arm and chest before running away.

News 12 Staff

Mar 12, 2024, 11:29 AM

Updated 133 days ago

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Authorities arrested a man in connection to a brutal fatal stabbing in the South Bronx.
Police say 26-year-old Diego Ortega got into an argument with a 32-year-old man on Feb. 3 and stabbed the victim in the neck, arm and chest before running away.
The victim was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries.
Ortega is being charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon.


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