Arrest made in fatal stabbing

A 22-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested for the fatal stabbing of this girlfriend in Stanton (Shutterstock).

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of his girlfriend in Stanton.

According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were dispatched to an apartment  in the 10000 block of Bell Street, near Stanton Central Park at 11:50 p.m. on Sunday, in reference to a stabbing. They found three victims of a stabbing attack.

Two had minor injuries, but the third – identified as Serena Celeste Gallardo, 22 – suffered serious wounds. She was taken to a nearby hospital were she died.

Edgar Navarrete was arrested and booked into Orange County Jail on a murder charge. He’s being held on bail of $1.05 million and is due in court on Wednesday. Deputies believe they have recovered the weapon used in the attack.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the OCSD at (714) 288-6740.

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