1 injured, another dead in Redwood City home stabbing

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One woman is killed and another is injured in a stabbing in Redwood City Sunday. 

According to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched after receiving a distress call on the 3200 block of Fair Oaks Avenue around 12:30 a.m. 

Outside of the residence, deputies found a man covered in blood. Officers quickly apprehended him. 

When deputies went into the house, they found two women with multiple stab wounds. One of the victims died. 

The suspect was identified as Jose Uriarte-Martinez and he is in custody. 

Uriarte-Martinez is being held at the Maguire Correctional Facility without the option of bail.

The sheriff’s office says the incident is isolated, and there is no further threat at this time. No further information was available.

Anyone who knows more about this crime is asked to contact the San Mateo County anonymous tip line at 1-800-547-2700.


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