21-year-old man allegedly stabbed older brother to death in Prosser

UPDATE: Deputies have arrested 21-year-old Alejandro Martinez in connection with the stabbing death of his older brother, Oscar Martinez.

Alejandro is from Prosser and Oscar is from Grandview.

PROSSER, Wash. – Benton County deputies are on the scene of a homicide in Prosser, the department said in a Facebook post this morning.

According to Sergeant John Thompson, just before midnight a man showed up to Prosser Memorial Hospital with stab wounds.

He died in the hospital from those stab wounds.

His identity is not currently available pending family notification.

There is no danger to the public, Sergeant Thompson said. The victim and suspect are believed to have known each other.

Detectives are invesigating the scene on the 800 block of Higdin Road.

No suspect has been arrested yet.

Anyone with more information should contact the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies are at the scene of a homicide in the Prosser area. More details will be provided at a later time.

Posted by Benton County, WA Sheriff's Office – Sheriff Jerry Hatcher on Friday, January 10, 2020

Benton County deputies are investigating a homicide in Prosser. DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2tOho3e

Posted by KAPP-KVEW Local News on Friday, January 10, 2020

 

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