Breaking News: Police make an arrest in fatal stabbing

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Guam – Police have got their man, the suspect is identified as 39-year old, Ngiraibai Brandy Stephanus who police say admitted to the crime.

Stephanus was identified as a person of interest in the stabbing of a 33-year old unidentified male in Yigo by Smith Bridge on Friday afternoon. Police say that Stephanus and the victim both lived at the same barracks housing owned by Base Corporation.

By the time police arrived at 330 Paderon Haya, the victim was unresponsive and bleeding from the chest. Tapao states that the victim was immediately transported to the Guam Regional Medical City where he was pronounced deceased by attending physicians.

It was during the course of the investigation police say that he admitted to stabbing the victim because they had an argument. The weapon, although not identified by police was confiscated by detectives.

Stephanus was arrested on charges of Murder, Aggravated Assault and the use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony.

He was booked and confined.

This is a developing story.

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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.