Woman stabbed to death in Merced, deputies arrest suspect

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A homicide investigation is underway after a deadly stabbing inside of a Merced home.

Investigators with the Merced County Sheriff's Office say 51-year-old Raul Loeza stabbed a woman in her early 40s.

The deadly attack happened at a house on Easy Street Saturday just after 11:30 p.m.

Officials say they believe the victim and Loeza were involved in a domestic argument moments before the attack.

Loeza cooperated with authorities and arrested.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released
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