Two men charged in stabbing death investigation in Marietta
MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - Two men are behind bars and charged in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Marietta.
According to a news release from the Marietta Police Department, 23-year-old Abraham Olvera was found with a large cut to his abdomen shortly after 11 Saturday night.
Olvera was taken to the hospital, where he would pass away.
The Marietta Police Department says 41-year-old Oscar Hernandez Diaz is charged with murder in the death of Abraham Olvera. 34-year-old Isaac Hernandez Diaz is charged with one count of Complicity.
Police say they were called to the 300 block of Dale St. in Marietta at 11:14 Saturday night.
They say that is where Isaac Hernandez Diaz and the victim’s brother had been in a physical fight earlier. The Diaz’s left the scene and went to the apartment they share. Isaac Hernandez Diaz got a katana-style sword, and Oscar got a large wooden stake.
The two returned to Dale St. and began breaking the windows out of Olvera’s apartment.
Police say at that point, Oscar Hernandez Diaz stabbed Abraham Olvera as he stood in front of his window.
Both suspects were arrested at the apartment where they both live. Police say they also found the sword that was used in the crime in their apartment.
Isaac and Oscar Hernandez Diaz both appeared in Marietta Municipal Court Monday morning for an arraignment and bond hearing. According to Washington County Prosecutor Nicole Coil, both are being held at the Washington County Jail without bond.
They are scheduled to be back in court on Friday, May 27 at 1 p.m. for a preliminary hearing.
According to the news release, all the people involved in the crime are foreign nationals and are not fluent in English. Authorities say people in the public helped as interpreters during the investigation.
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