FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – The victim and the suspect in a deadly stabbing at an Avenal gas station over the weekend were both identified Tuesday by the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office.
Officials say the victim was 51-year-old Jose Madeira of Hesperia.
According to the DA’s office, Madeira was attacked and fatally stabbed on Saturday by 21-year-old Isaiah Harley from San Francisco. Investigators say Harley attacked Madeira after he gave Harley a ride in his big rig.
Harley was booked into Fresno County Jail in connection with the homicide. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Fresno County Superior Court on Wednesday.