Suspect arrested in midtown stabbing

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson police have now identified the man killed in a midtown stabbing Friday morning, April 6. 

33-year-old Gary Lavier was found stabbed to death near Park and 8th Street.

Just before 1 a.m., someone driving on 8th Street found the man on the ground and a woman -- later identified as his sister -- nearby, also bleeding.

The woman was hospitalized with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The man was involved in an altercation behind a nearby apartment complex before the stabbing.

Detectives were told that a suspect, 40-year-old Daniel Wolfley had told friends about his involvement in the murder and fire.

Wolfley was found near downtown and taken into custody. He was booked into the Pima County Jail on charges of second-degree murder, arson of an occupied structure, and tampering with physical evidence.

Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1 or you can report information anonymously by calling 88-CRIME.

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