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Arrest made after man stabbed to death in west Phoenix last month

Nov 6, 2023, 9:26 AM | Updated: 9:27 am

Mugshot of Sheldon Shield, who is accused of fatally stabbing a man in west Phoenix, Arizona, on Oc...

Sheldon Shield is accused of fatally stabbing a man in west Phoenix, Arizona, on Oct. 26, 2023. Shield was arrested Nov. 5, 2023. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)

(Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)

PHOENIX – A man was arrested over the weekend in connection with a fatal stabbing in west Phoenix last month, authorities said.

Officers responded to the area of 75th Avenue and Camelback Road around 2:15 a.m. on Oct. 26 and found Jose Martinez Zuaznavas with at least one stab wound, the Phoenix Police Department said.

Martinez Zuaznavas, 56, died after being taken to a hospital.

Investigators identified Sheldon Shield, 38, as a potential suspect. After probable cause was established, Shield was arrested and booked into jail on one count of first-degree murder.

No other details about the case were made available.

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Arrest made after man stabbed to death in west Phoenix last month