Douglas man stabbed and killedBy Trisha Maldonado
A Douglas man was stabbed Oct. 16 a little after 11 p.m. and died from his injuries.
The Douglas Police Department responded to a call from a Southeastern Medical Center staff member informing them of stab victim Guillermo Cruz.
The SAMC staff member also advised them of the location the stabbing may have occurred.
DPD officers searched the area of 900 block of 9 Street. They determined the crime scene had happened in front of a set of apartments located in the area.
Douglas Police Department detectives served a search warrant at a residence at the 900 block of 9 Street, where the suspect was currently residing.
During the search DPD was informed that Cruz had died from the stab wounds.
Several witnesses where interviewed by detectives, witnesses identified the suspect as Israel Romo Ysea, aka Tata Ysea of Douglas.
According to a statement by DPD Public Information Officer Mark Wilkinson, Ysea maybe in the company of Cesar Fernando Valencia, aka Beaver and believes that Valencia is an investigative lead and wanted for questioning.
No information has been released on what may have led to the fatal stabbing of Cruz.
The DPD is asking the public for help on the whereabouts of Israel Romo Ysea and or Cesar Fernando Valencia. If you have any information please contact the Douglas Police Department at (520) 417-7550.
No further information is available at this time and the investigation is ongoing.