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PD: Suspect arrested after allegedly stabbing, killing teen in Phoenix

Posted at 11:40 AM, Jan 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 14:15:34-05

PHOENIX — A 22-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed and killed a 15-year-old boy on January 13, according to Phoenix police.

Phoenix police were called to the area of 43rd Avenue and Indian School Road just after noon on Monday for reports of a stabbing.

The victim, 15-year-old Kristopher Guarajado Mickell, was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition and was later pronounced dead.

On Thursday, January 16, police arrested 22-year-old Manuel Isideo Lopez after "detectives established probable cause."

Prior to his death, police say there were looking for Mickell because he was listed as a runaway from a group home.