Suspect tells police beating led up to Friday stabbing
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - An arrest warrant shows a Lubbock man admitted to stabbing another person Friday night before calling police and admitting to it. He also told police he was beaten before the incident.
The warrant states 33-year-old Derek Kimbrough admitted to stabbing 36-year-old Jason Miranda. That happened Friday night inside the Bentwood Apartment complex, off West Loop 289.
Miranda was hospitalized but later died.
Investigators questioned Kimbrough, who told them he took a “relentless beating” from Miranda. However, investigators noted there were no visible bruises.
Kimbrough was taken into custody and remains in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $500,000 bond.
Miranda’s family has scheduled a vigil in his honor. That will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday at near the Windmill Museum.
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