On August 12, at about midnight the Ventura Police Command Center received a call of a stabbing that just occurred in the 3400 Block of Preble Av. Responding officers located one male adult in an apartment suffering from a stab wound to his upper body. Additional officers located the suspect running from the scene. The Victim was transported to the Ventura County Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
The Ventura Police Department Major Crimes Detectives responded and took over the investigation. The initial investigation revealed that the victim and suspect were roommates. They were involved in a verbal altercation inside their apartment when the suspect stabbed the victim one time in the upper torso.
The suspect, Christopher Rayhogan (9-6-03), was arrested and booked into Ventura County Jail for 187 PC Murder.
Anyone with any additional information about this incident is asked to call Detective Tovar at 339-4462