San Jose: Authorities identify man killed in June 13 stabbing

SAN JOSE – A man killed in a stabbing in San Jose on June 13 has been identified as 34-year-old Luis Franco Jr., according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office.

At about 2:25 a.m., officers found Franco suffering from at least one stab wound on the 2800 block of Donizetti Court, according to the San Jose Police Department.

Franco was taken to an area hospital, where he died of his injury. His death marked the city’s 30th homicide of the year, including the nine people killed in the VTA mass shooting, which is being investigated by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.

The city has recorded one additional homicide since June 13, bringing the total to 31.

Police said an initial investigation revealed the victim and the suspect were arguing in front of the victim’s home prior to the stabbing.

Later that morning, officers arrested 33-year-old San Jose resident Brian Wilson in connection with the stabbing. He was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on a murder charge.

Wilson is being held without bail, according to jail records. He was due in court Tuesday.

Anyone with information related to the case can contact detectives at 408-277-5283, or leave a tip with Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at 408-947-7867 or at svcrimestoppers.org.

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Author: Jason Green

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