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Published: 1/4/2014

Puerto Rico man arrested in connection with fatal stabbing of Ohio tourist

ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Authorities in Puerto Rico have arrested a man suspected in the fatal stabbing of a tourist from Ohio.

Police said Saturday that they expected to soon charge 22-year-old Juan Carela Acevedo.

He is suspected of breaking into the Arena y Mar apartments in the popular beach town of Rincon on Dec. 30.

Police said that 41-year-old Brett Walquist of Beavercreek, Ohio, was stabbed at least three times when he apparently walked in on the suspect in the kitchen.



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