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PD: Man sought after stabbing death of fiancee in Glendale

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Posted at 9:33 AM, Jan 28, 2021

GLENDALE, AZ — Glendale police are searching for a man suspected of killing his fiancee during an argument last week.

Officers were called to a home near 65th and Missouri avenues after noon on Jan. 21 where a woman was found with multiple stab wounds. The victim, 29-year-old Marissa Canedo-Gonzalez, was pronounced dead at a hospital a short time later.

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Marissa Canedo-Gonzalez

Investigators learned that the victim had been in an argument with her fiance, 31-year-old Arnulfo Rivera-Jimenez, when he stabbed her and left the scene.

Officials are searching for Rivera-Jimenez in connection with the homicide.

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Arnulfo Rivera-Jimene

He was last seen near 51st Avenue and Thomas Road, driving a 2000 white Chevy Silverado extended-cab truck with Arizona license plate "APG2311."

He is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and 200 pounds.

Officials believe he may have fled to Mexico.

Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO or the Glendale Police Department at 623-930-3000.