A 49-year-old man was behind bars Tuesday on suspicion of fatally stabbing a transient in September.

David Vargas Carrillo Jr. of Anaheim was booked Monday on suspicion of murder, according to Fullerton police Sgt. Brandon Clyde. He is accused of killing 42-year-old Sterling Werner, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Department.

Police were called at 1:07 a.m. Sept. 14 to the 200 block of South Basque Avenue to check on a man lying on the ground in a parking lot, Clyde said.

Officers found the victim unresponsive and bleeding, and he was pronounced dead at the scene, Clyde said.

Police did not release details on a motive, but Clyde said the two men were acquaintances.

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