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18 year old charged with murder

(A suspect is in custody)….18 year old Cain Lopez was arrested over the weekend

. Lopez was booked into County Jail, charged with murder. The arrest is in connection to the stabbing death February 4th. On that day El Centro Police responded to a fight in the 1200 block of Holt Avenue. Officers located the victim of a stabbing. He was transported to the hospital and later succumbed to his wounds. Detectives worked over the weekend to locate a suspect. Lopez, an El Centro resident, was arrested. The Detectives are continuing to follow up on leads and are asking for the public’s help. Anyone with additional information regarding the incident is encouraged to call 760-337-4525. Callers can remain anonymous if they choose.