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One Dead, Another Arrested After Stabbing at Midland Motel

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND – One man is dead and another person has been arrested in connection with a deadly stabbing at a Midland motel.

Midland Police tell NewsWest 9, they responded to a call of an unconscious person at the America's Best Value Inn in the 3600 block of Bankhead Highway around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.

When police arrived on the scene, they found 36-year-old Dedrick Lewis dead with multiple apparent stab wounds.

We're told the room Lewis was in was said to be his residence.

According to the report, 43-year-old Edward Briceno, who was also a resident of the motel, was identified as a suspect and later arrested.

Lewis' body will be sent to Tarrant County for autopsy.

The investigation continues.

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