A 31-year-old man was booked on suspicion of murder for allegedly being one of several men who attacked and stabbed to death a man at a home in Garden Grove.

Officers were dispatched at 10:36 p.m. Saturday to the 13300 block of Lilly Street, and found Ruben J. Murga, 25, lying in a driveway with stab wounds, said Garden Grove police Lt. Carl Whitney.

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“A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was involved in an altercation with several other subjects and was stabbed at the time,” Whitney said. “Detectives were notified and responded to the scene.”

Paramedics rushed the Santa Ana resident to UCI Medical Center, where he later died from stab wounds.

“Michael J. Martinez was identified as being involved in the stabbing,” Whitney said. “Martinez (a resident of Santa Ana) was arrested by detectives in the Garden Grove area and booked at the Orange County Jail for murder.”

The Garden Grove Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons’ Unit asked anyone with information regarding the attack to call them at (714) 741-5704.

–City News Service


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