A 20-year-old man is in custody following the stabbing death of a
teenage boy during an apparent family dispute this morning in Watsonville,
according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office.
Autreydrez Maldonado has been arrested on suspicion of homicide
after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed this morning at a residence in
Watsonville. The boy later died at Watsonville Community Hospital, sheriff's
Deputy Ryan Kennedy said.
Sheriff's deputies were sent at 7:15 a.m. to a reported stabbing
during a family-related dispute in the 100 block of Buena Vista Drive,
More information about the stabbing, including the name of the
17-year-old, was not immediately available from the sheriff's office.