- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

PAGE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a man is in custody for allegedly fatally stabbing his cousin at a home in Page.

Page police identify the victim as 28-year-old Jeremiah Welch of Kaibeto.

They say an altercation occurred between family members about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday and Welch was stabbed several times and later died of his injuries.

Police haven’t released the name of the suspect yet.

They say he fled the scene in a vehicle after the stabbing and was later picked up by Navajo Nation tribal police.

He’s being held in the Tuba City Jail awaiting extradition to Page and police say he’s facing a murder charge.


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