A man is dead, two others wounded, and the suspect in the fatal stabbing in Corona is the victim’s half-brother, police said Tuesday.
Brandon Barber, 29, was arrested on suspicion of murder in Maturino’s death, according to police, as well as assault with a deadly weapon. Barber was identified by witnesses, police said. Detectives learned the men are half-brothers.
He was being held Tuesday, April 15, at Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside in lieu of $1 million bail, jail records showed.
Corona police officers were called to the 1300 block of Turquoise Drive around 5 p.m. Monday, April 15, after a report of a family fight with one man stabbing another, officials said.
Officers found a fatally wounded man, later identified as Maturino. Two other stabbing victims, Miguel Maturino Jr., 47, and and 23-year-old Alex Necoeche, were both taken to hospitals with what police called “significant” injures.
Police did not describe what Miguel Maturino or Necoeche’s relationship to the victim and suspect is.
Police ask anyone with information on the case to please contact Senior Detective Jesse Jurado at 951-279-3628 or email [email protected]
CORONA, Calif. (FOX 11) – Police have identified the victim and suspect in a deadly stabbing in Corona late Monday afternoon as 24-year-old Jesse Maturino (v), and 29-year-old Brandon Barber (s).
Corona police say officers were called to the 1300 block of Turquoise Drive just before 5 p.m. to investigate a family disturbance call but on the way to the scene, dispatch relayed that a witness was reporting one man stabbing another.
Barber was identified as the suspect by witnesses. Police say he ran into a nearby home after stabbing Maturino before officers arrived.
Police found Maturino in the middle of the street and despite attempts to save his life, emergency responders pronounced Maturino dead at the scene.
Two other victims, 47-year-old Miguel Maturino Jr. and 23-year-old Alex Necoeche, were rushed to the hospital with significant injuries related to the stabbing. They are expected to survive, according to officials.
Barber was arrested without incident on suspicion of homicide and assault with a deadly weapon. Detectives later learned Maturino and Barber were half brothers.
Anyone with information on this killing is asked to call Senior Detective Jesse Jurado at 951-279-3628 or email [email protected]