Arrest made in Fresno homicide case. A 22-year-old man is in custody


FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) – Fresno Police made an arrest in an August homicide, naming a 22-year-old man as the suspect.

Iziae Lopez is accused of stabbing and killing Christopher Harper, 38. He was found Aug. 9 suffering from a single stab wound at Belmont and San Pablo avenues.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Lopez has been in Fresno County Jail on a probation violation and was charged with murder Wednesday. He is said to have an “extensive and violent” criminal history.

A motive for the homicide isn’t being released.

Anyone calling with information about the incident can remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 559-498-STOP. You may also contact det. Miranda at 559-621-2452 or det. Alvarez at 559-621- 2441.

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