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Woman Dead, Man Injured in San Jose Double Stabbing

This marks San Jose's 26th homicide of the year

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    Police on Friday are investigating a homicide in East San Jose after two people were stabbed, one fatally. Roz Plater reports.

    (Published Friday, Oct. 6, 2017)

    Police on Friday are investigating a homicide in East San Jose after two people were stabbed, one fatally.

    Officers responded to a disturbance call on the 2500 block of Story Road around 8:40 a.m. They found a man and a woman who had both been stabbed, according to police.

    The female victim was declared dead at the scene. The man was taken to a hospital and is listed in stable condition, police said.

    Worried and frustrated, family members pressed San Jose police for answers as they tried to figure out what happened and why. Investigators spent hours collecting evidence, but didn’t say much.

    "We're trying to establish a motive and any suspect information," said officer Gina Tepoorten.

    Police are reviewing a neighbor's surveillance video, hoping to get more clues so they can get to the bottom of the crime. 

    On a part of Story Road that is home to families and small business, stunned neighbors said the homicide is completely out of the norm.

    Vin Hong said she has lived in the area for several years, but has never witnessed anything like the stabbing.

    Meanwhile, Tho Keran said she knew the people involved in the stabbing as "very nice people."

    This marks San Jose's 26th homicide of the year.


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