Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing at South Side home

Blood trail led to stabbing scene, where officers interviewed the witness

Anthony Vasquez, 50, has been charged with murder, records show.

Authorities have arrested a man wanted in connection with a fatal stabbing on the South Side earlier this month.

Anthony Vasquez, 50, has been charged with murder in the incident that occurred on Nov. 7 at a home at West Mitchell and King Roger Streets, records with the Bexar County Jail show.

An arrest warrant affidavit states that Vasquez stabbed a man multiple times during an argument and then fled.

The victim stumbled into the street and fell face down in a yard. He was later identified as 39-year-old David Salinas by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The affidavit states that a trail of blood led officers to the scene of the stabbing, where they were able to interview a witness.

A warrant for Vasquez’s arrest was issued on Nov. 7. Records show he was arrested Thursday night.

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