MPD investigating deadly club stabbing, one arrested, charged with murder

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MIDLAND, Texas (Nexstar)- Midland Police have arrested a suspect following a deadly stabbing Sunday. 

That suspect, who has not yet been identified, has been charged with murder. 

Around 1:31 a.m. on May 16, an off-duty Midland Police officer called for emergency services to respond to Club Arriba at 1006 S Midkiff Road. 

An unidentified man was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital where he died shortly after arrival. 

Investigators say a verbal argument between the victim and the suspect started inside Club Arriba and continued outside in the parking lot. According to MPD, the verbal argument escalated into a physical one and the victim was stabbed several times before the suspect ran away.   

Later, Crime Stoppers received a tip with the location of the suspect. 

The suspect was taken into custody for questioning where the suspect confessed to the stabbing, according to a release. 

MPD says the investigation is ongoing and names will be released once next of kin has been notified. 

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