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Suspect charged with murder in New Year’s Eve stabbing in Fresno, police say

Murder charges have been filed against a man suspected of a fatal stabbing last month, Fresno police said.

In an update Wednesday, police said Jaime Reynaga was charged Tuesday for the death of 39-year-old Anthony Sanchez, who was found outside a home on Sierra Vista Avenue south of Church Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Dec. 31. Sanchez had been yelling for help and was taken to Community Regional Medical Center where he died, police said.

According to police, Reynaga was already in custody at the Fresno County Jail on unrelated charges.

Police are still asking anyone with information to contact the department at 559-621-2407 or CrimeStoppers at 498-STOP (7867) or remain anonymous.

The death was the 35th homicide in 2023.

Fresno police are asking for any information on who killed Anthony Sanchez on Dec. 31, 2023.
Fresno police are asking for any information on who killed Anthony Sanchez on Dec. 31, 2023.