1 Arrested in Deadly Oak Park Stabbing

Marcel Jervon Love, 25, is accused of fatally stabbing Samuel Lee, 24, in Oak Park on March 7, 2015

San Diego police have arrested one person in connection with the deadly stabbing of a man in Oak Park, officials confirmed Thursday.

The San Diego Police Department said Marcel Jervon Love, 25, has been charged with first-degree murder for the killing of Samuel Lee, 24.

Lee was stabbed to death Saturday at around 1:45 a.m. in the 1600 block of Pentecost Way in Oak Park. He suffered stab wounds to his upper torso and died at the scene.

On Wednesday night homicide investigators arrested Love in the 5000 block of Marilou Road, less than half a mile away from the crime scene.

Love was booked into San Diego County Jail for the murder. A motive has not yet been released by police. Love is set to appear in court Friday.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with details related to the case should contact the SDPD Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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