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PD: Man, 37, stabbed to death outside Glendale home

Christopher Martinez, 31 Christopher Martinez, 31

A Phoenix man accused of stabbing a neighbor to death and taking off on a bicycle early Friday morning has been arrested.

Glendale police responded to a reported stabbing in the 4600 block of W. Rose Lane just after 11 p.m. Thursday. They found the 37-year-old victim unresponsive with a stab wound. He was taken to the a Valley hospital where he died from his injuries.

Investigators say a verbal argument started between the victim and another man from a nearby home. It escalated to a physical fight and the stabbing.

Within the hour, Glendale police located the suspect riding a bike with no reflectors near 67th and Olive.

Glendale police said Christopher Martinez, 31, had warrants for his arrest and was found in possession of a knife and drug pipe.

Martinez was booked into the Fourth Avenue Jail late Friday morning on one count of second-degree murder.

The victim's name is not being released at this time.

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