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1 Killed, 3 Injured in Florida Stabbing; Suspect in Custody

Posted at 7:47 AM, May 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-04 03:48:33-04

APOPKA, Fla. (AP) - One man is dead and three people are seriously injured after being stabbed in Florida.

The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1cbH4cu) reports deputies found four stabbing victims, two woman and two men, near Apopka Sunday morning. Police say 22-year-old Marcos Alvaraez-Jimenez was pronounced dead at a hospital. The other three victims were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

Police arrested 24-year-old Daniel Leija and charged him with first-degree murder and three counts of attempted murder. A sheriff's spokeswoman says the victims knew Leija and that the stabbings were a domestic violence incident.

The names of the other three victims haven't been released. They are all expected to recover.

It is unclear if Leija has a lawyer.

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