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Suspect tells police beating led up to Friday stabbing

LPD received the call at 9:13 p.m., Friday night, to the Bentwood Apartments. Police say one...
LPD received the call at 9:13 p.m., Friday night, to the Bentwood Apartments. Police say one person has been reported with serious injuries.(KCBD)
Published: Jul. 6, 2021 at 11:02 AM CDT
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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.

33-year-old Derek Kimbrough
33-year-old Derek Kimbrough(Lubbock County Detention Center)

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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