SJPD Make Arrest in July Homicide

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Steve Lyon

    Police have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with a fatal  stabbing in downtown San Jose last month.


        Adar Yamuro Wright, of San Jose, was taken into custody today in  connection with the July 25 murder of 30-year-old Phillip Briggs, after an  investigation implicated Wright in the killing, police said.


        On July 25 at 8:40 p.m., police received reports of a stabbing  near North Second Street and East St John Street and arrived to find Briggs  suffering from a stab wound, police said.


        Investigators believe Wright stabbed Briggs during an altercation,  police said.


        Briggs, a San Jose resident, was taken to a hospital and later  died.


        Wright was booked into jail on murder charges today.