Phoenix man stabbed to death, suspect arrested

A 44-year-old man was killed after he was stabbed in Phoenix over the weekend, the police department said.

At around 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 10, officers responded to the area of 32nd and Oak streets. When they got there, they found the victim, Amador Vasquez.

He had been stabbed at least once. He was taken to the hospital where he died.

On Dec. 13, police announced the arrest of 32-year-old Tony Hill in connection to the stabbing.

Investigators say evidence and witness testimony led to Hill's arrest.

Tony Hill mugshot

Tony Hill (MCSO)

"Hill was later interviewed and provided a self-defense claim; however, it was inconsistent with the evidence collected by investigators," police said.

Hill was booked into jail and is accused of second-degree murder and tampering with evidence.

No further details were released.

Map of where the stabbing happened: