BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — A Baltimore man is under arrest in the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in front of his 5-year-old daughter, police said Thursday.
Nicholas Martinez Figueroa, 37, was arrested Tuesday and booked into the Baltimore City Central Booking Intake Facility, where he awaits trial on a first-degree murder charge in the killing of 30-year-old Marcus Wilson.READ MORE: Baltimore County Officer Opened Fire On Driver Trying To Flee Traffic Stop: Police
About 9 p.m. March 29, police were called to a stabbing near the intersection of Conkling and Pratt streets, according to the Baltimore Police Department. Officers found Wilson suffering from multiple stab wounds.READ MORE: Shootout Between Cars Speeding In Hampden Rattles Otherwise Quiet Neighborhood
The 30-year-old was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Based on a preliminary investigation, police determined that Wilson and his daughter were skateboarding to a store when they ran into Figueroa. Police said a dispute ensued and Wilson was stabbed in front of his child.MORE NEWS: ‘It’s Probably Everywhere’ Concern Grows About Omicron Covid Variant In Maryland As Positivity Rate Jumps Above 5%; Hogan To Speak Wednesday
Figueroa, who was later identified as the stabbing suspect, was taken into custody. He’s being held without bail while awaiting court proceedings in the case.