Suspect arrested and stabbed in sober Garden Grove apartment building – Press Enterprise

A Garden Grove man accused of stabbing his roommate in a sober house has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, police said Sunday March 6.

The stabbing happened around 10:12 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, in the 12800 block of Safford West, the Garden Grove Police Department said in a press release. A man was found stabbed to death on the front lawn and taken to a hospital, police said.

The victim underwent a four-hour operation and was in “improving” but critical condition as of Sunday, authorities said.

The suspect fled before police arrived, but detectives were able to identify the victim’s roommate, 33-year-old Gustavo Pablo Munguia, as the suspect in the stabbing, police said. Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputies found Munguia driving in Perris and took him into custody, the police department said.

While the motive was unknown, police said the stabbing took place in the roommates’ shared bedroom.

Any witnesses with information about the stabbing were asked to contact Detective Rogers at 714-741-5413.


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