Roommate Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of NYC Man, 58

Police have arrested the roommate of a 58-year-old man who was stabbed to death early Tuesday in the Bronx. 

Jose, Torres, 51, is wanted as a suspect in the fatal stabbing, police said. He has been charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon. 

Police responded to a 911 call for a possible assault at an apartment building on University Avenue near West 195th Street in Kingsbridge Heights at about 1 a.m. Tuesday.

In the apartment building, police found the victim with multiple stab wounds, authorities said. He was rushed to St. Barnabus Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of his family.

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