San Diego Sheriff's Department.
A San Diego Sheriff’s cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A 35-year-old man is in custody Monday accused of the fatal stabbing of his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend at a Bonita apartment.

San Diego County Sheriff‘s deputies found Alymer Navarrete, 40, with stab wounds to his upper body at an apartment in the 3100 block of Bonita Road.

Despite life-saving attempts from the Bonita-Sunnyside Fire Protection District, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

During the investigation, deputies identified Ulises Gutierrez as a suspect. Authorities report Gutierrez is the ex-boyfriend of Navarrete’s girlfriend.

Gutierrez was arrested and booked into the San Diego County Jail on suspicion of murder.

The circumstances of the homicide are still under investigation.

–City News Service