San Jose man arrested after allegedly stabbing mother

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing his mother in the Naglee Park neighborhood of San Jose on June 30.

According to the San Jose Police Department, officers were called to the 200 block of South 14th Street due to a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived at the location, they found a woman with at least one stab wound. 

She was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

The victim’s son, Ammanuel Germay, 42, was at the scene. He was arrested and booked into a Santa Clara County Jail on suspicion of homicide. 

The victim’s name will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office after her next of kin have been notified. Anyone with further information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Martinez #4117 or Detective Valosek #4245 of the San José Police Department’s Homicide Unit via email: 4117@sanjoseca.gov and/or 4245@sanjoseca.gov or at 408-277-5283.

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Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.