Suspect arrested in stabbing death of Merced mom

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Authorities have identified the suspect in the stabbing death of a Merced mom. (KFSN)

Authorities have identified the suspect in the stabbing death of a Merced mom. They say 30-year-old Oscar Saenz is in custody for the death of 21-year-old Brittany Dutra.

Merced police say the victim was found Thursday morning in an apartment at K and 24th streets. The suspect was later located with help from a witness.

Police say there were two witnesses in the apartment at the time of the stabbing. They spoke with one of them and are looking for the second witness for questioning.

Dutra was the mother of 3-year-old twin girls. There is no word yet on a motive.
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