Think arrested in deadly overnight stabbing

Friday, Aug. 17, 2018|2:47 p.m.

. A street argument early today turned lethal when a male stabbed another male in the neck, inning accordance with Metro Police.

The suspect, Andrew Singleton, 42, was detained by an officer patrolling the area, City Officer Jay Rivera stated.

The stabbing took place about 1:30 a.m. in the 6400 block of Casada Way, near Charleston Boulevard and Torrey Pines Drive, Rivera said.

Singleton approached a group of individuals standing near an apartment building and asked for cash and to use a phone, Lt. Ray Spencer said.

Singleton and the victim strolled a brief range before a run-in broke out, Spencer stated. That’s when Singleton supposedly pushed the victim and stabbed him in the neck, Rivera stated.

Singleton left on foot as the group scattered, Spencer stated. An officer patrolling about a quarter mile away located Singleton and placed him in handcuffs, he stated.

The victim passed away at University Medical Center.

Singleton was being held without bail at the Clark County Detention Center on a count of murder, prison logs reveal.

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