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Mesa PD: Man arrested for stabbing, killing ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend

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Posted at 12:54 PM, Jan 16, 2019

MESA, AZ — Mesa police have arrested a man for stabbing his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend with a hunting knife, killing him.

About 11 p.m. Sunday night, Mesa police responded to Country Club Drive and Southern Avenue for a stabbing.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police learned that 36-year-old Isaiah Craig Aguirre allegedly saw his ex-girlfriend with her new boyfriend and was trying to provoke them.

The victim came out of his car after Aguirre threw a rock and hit the car. Aguirre then allegedly pulled out a hunting knife and stabbed the victim in the chest.

Aguirre was located and arrested by Mesa police the next morning.

He allegedly admitted to "talking smack" to the victim, but requested an attorney when questioned further.

He is being held on a $1,000,000 bond for second-degree murder.