ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department has arrested a man they say fatally stabbed another person in southeast Albuquerque Wednesday night. It happened in the 1300 block of Wellesley Dr., which is near Girard and Gibson.

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APD has identified the suspect accused of fatally stabbing another man as 60-year-old William Nofsinger. Police say he claimed the stabbing was in self-defense, but detectives determined his version of events was not consistent with the stab wounds on the victim. According to APD the victim suffered a large laceration to his throat and about 15 puncture wounds.

Nofsinger has been booked into the Metro Detention Center and charged with an open count of murder. The victim has not been identified.