51-year-old man dies after stabbing in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. - UPDATE: Detectives have identified the suspect involved in the murder of Leroy Calvillo as 22-year-old Niger Noriega. TPD says detectives located him at the Pima County Jail where he was in custody on unrelated charges. Noriega was then charged with one count second-degree murder. 


Tucson police detectives are collecting evidence and searching for clues after a homicide Saturday afternoon.

Police say a resident on the 200 block of West Delano Street, near Fort Lowell and Stone, discovered a man lying on the ground outside of an abandoned home just before 3:30 p.m. She told police he looked to be severely injured and called 911.

Officers at the scene tell KGUN 9 reporter Ivan Rodriguez the 51-year-old man had been stabbed several times and died after medics brought him to a hospital.

Police have identified the man as Leroy Perez Calvillo.

As detectives continue to follow-up on leads in the case, they are asking anyone with information to call 911 or 88-CRIME. You can remain anonymous.

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