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Man found stabbed to death in El Mirage, suspect detained

Police say a suspect in El Mirage has been identified and detained.

EL MIRAGE, Ariz. — Police are investigating a deadly stabbing in El Mirage Monday afternoon.

El Mirage police say around 2:35 p.m., officers were called to an alley near El Mirage and Thunderbird roads for reports of a dog bite.

Police say when officers arrived, they found a 52-year-old man who had been stabbed multiple times. Officers aided the victim before he was transported to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries. 

Abel Aguirre, 38, of El Mirage has been identified as a suspect in Monday's fatal stabbing. Aguirre has been booked into jail on multiple criminal charges. 

If you have any information, you are asked to contact the El Mirage Police Department at 623-500-3000.

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