ANAHEIM, CA – Late Saturday afternoon Investigators from the Anaheim Police Department Gang Detail and Crime Task Force arrested Flavio Marquez, a 35 year old resident of Anaheim, on two counts of attempted murder related to a double stabbing which occurred around 8:00pm Thursday night September 15th. Marquez is suspected of stabbing a 32 year old man in the 1100 block of W. Ball Rd and then a 30 year old woman in the 1200 block of S. Walnut St approximately two minutes later.
Investigators have been working around the clock since the crime occurred and arrested Marquez without incident as he walked through a park not far from the scene of the crime. The motive for the stabbings is believed to be narcotics related. Marquez was booked at the Anaheim Detention Facility on two counts of attempted murder and is being held on $1,000,000 bail. Marquez’ booking photo will not be released at this time as Investigators are still conducting interviews and investigative follow-up.
Both victims remain in the hospital in critical condition.
Anyone with information regarding the crime is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS or by email at www.occrimestoppers.org.