Toledo man arraigned in New Year’s slaying


A West Toledo man arrested in the New Year’s morning stabbing death of a woman was arraigned Tuesday in Lucas County Common Pleas Court.

Judge Frederick McDonald set an April 30 trial date for Hector Alvarado, Jr., 40, 637 Sterling St., who faces murder and felonious assault charges in the death of Christina Henderson, 23.

Police were called to the South Beach Bar, 2114 W. Alexis Rd., shortly after 2 a.m. Jan. 1 and found people fighting. Ms. Henderson, who was found on the ground at the rear of the parking lot, later was pronounced dead at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center.