Suspect wanted for fatal stabbing in Aurora; Related vehicle impounded

AURORA - A vehicle associated with a fatal stabbing is impounded, but police in Aurora are still searching for the man thought to be responsible.

The fatal stabbing occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at an apartment complex in the 1300 block of North Moline Street. Police said they found a man lying in a hallway with at least one stab wound and the man died at a hospital while he was being treated.

Investigators originally said they were searching for a beige, 1996 Toyota 4Runner with Colorado license plate 446-TJL. Aurora police spokesman Frank Fania now says the vehicle was found on Friday and that it was impounded.

Also on Monday, Fania identified the suspect as Hector Funez-Canales, 28. He is described as 5-foot-8-inches tall and weighing 150 pounds.

The victim hasn't been identified, pending an autopsy by the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone who has any information about this stabbing is asked to call Aurora Police Detective Tom Wilson at 303-739-6711. Alternatively, tips about this case can be made anonymously by calling CRIME STOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867).

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