Update: Pacheco Stabbing Victim Dies

Police still searching for suspect.

By Bay City News and Staff Reports — A man who was stabbed in a domestic dispute in Pacheco on Wednesday night died of his injuries, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department.

Slain was Richard Stratton, 46, after a fight at a home in the 200 block of Center Avenue at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

Arriving officers found Stratton in the driveway of the residence suffering from stab wounds, Lee said. He was taken to John Muir Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police are still searching for the suspect, a man whose identity has not been released.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office at (925) 646-2441.

This is the second stabbing reported in Pacheco this week.

At 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, the Martinez Police Department received a report that a person was stabbed multiple times shortly before midnight.

Although the incident was reported to Martinez police, the stabbing occurred near Pacheco Boulevard and Aspen Drive in Pacheco.


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