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75-year-old Texas man suspected of fatal stabbing

Published On: Jun 15 2014 02:47:28 PM CDT

PORT LAVACA, Texas -

PORT LAVACA, Texas (AP) - A 75-year-old Texas man has been arrested and accused of using a large kitchen knife to stab another man to death.
    
The Victoria Advocate reports Sunday that Manuel Fuentes Jr. is in the Calhoun County Jail on a $150,000 bond.
    
Port Lavaca Police Detective Colin Rangnow says Fuentes told authorities he had stabbed 53-year-old Juan Antonio Soto during a fight. Rangnow says Soto was stabbed in the center of his chest. He says alcohol appeared to be a factor in the fight.
    
Soto was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
    
It was unclear whether Fuentes had hired an attorney.