Suspect arrested in downtown stabbing.
POSTED: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 8:26am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 - 6:59pm
Brownsville police say a man remains in critical condition after being stabbed at least 7 times and left for dead. It happened on Friday evening at an apartment complex on West Levee street in downtown Brownsville. Officers arrested 49 year-old Albert Stafford, who stabbed 58 year-old Ricardo Martinez, in the torso several times. Stafford fled the scene but witness were able to give a description of him and police were able to spot Stafford minutes later. Police say that Stafford has a long criminal history and may even be linked to other homicides. Stafford remains in jail on a $100,000 dollar bond.