Victorville Man Arrested in Death of His Stepfather, Who Was Found Dead With Stab Wounds

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A Victorville man was apprehended after his stepfather was found dead with multiple stab wounds inside a home, authorities said on Friday.

Armando Navarro, 43, was arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of 52-year-old Victorville resident Ramon Diaz on Thursday, according to a news release from the Victorville Police Department.

Authorities were called at 1:11 p.m. to the 14600 block of Apache Drive in Victorville for a report of a dead man inside.

After Diaz was found with multiple stab wounds, authorities interviewed multiple family members, including Navarro.

The stepson was arrested and is being held at West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga without bail.

Navarro will be arraigned on Tuesday at Victorville Superior Court, authorities said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detail, Detective David Lara at 909-387-3589 or anonymously to WeTip at 800-782-7463.

Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly characterized what authorities have said about the investigation. The victim’s cause of death has not been announced. The post has been updated.

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