Suspect & victim identified in deadly Tempe stabbing

- Tempe Police arrested a man who they say stabbed his mother and stepfather.  He has been identified as 27-year-old Blake Holten.

Police got a 911 call around 6:30 p.m. Friday from an apartment near Grove Parkway and Kyrene.

When officers arrived they say the suspect was stabbing his mother and stepfather, he then fled from officers by jumping from a second story window. 

Responding officers took the suspect into custody after using a TASER.

Paramedics rushed the mother and step father to the hospital but the stepfather died at the hospital.  The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Donovan Arneson.  The mother remains hospitalized in critical condition.

Tempe Police say the suspect may have been suffering from mental health and drug abuse issues.

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