Arrest In Manassas Stabbing Death

MANASSAS, Va (CBSDC) – There’s been an arrest for the fatal stabbing of a Manassas man last night.

21-year-old Elvin Yobex Guzman Lopez has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of 22-year-old Edwin Noe Enamorado Matute. Police found Manute in the front foyer of his Somerset Lane home.

Police say the two men knew each other and had argued earlier in the evening near Parkland St. and Old Centreville Rd. When Lopez allegedly pulled a knife, Matute tried to run away. Witnesses say Lopez jumped on Manute and stabbed him repeatedly.

Lopez’s next court appearance is scheduled for March 16.

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