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SDPD arrests two in fatal Pacific Beach stabbing

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Posted at 5:50 PM, Apr 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-25 20:50:32-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego Police have arrested two people they believe to be responsible for the death of a man, following a stabbing at a Pacific Beach motel this month.

SDPD arrested Cameron Mathew Parker, 29, and Samantha Grace Passmore, 23, were arrested on homicide-related charges Tuesday at Mission Valley hotel.

Police received information the two suspects were staying at the hotel, conducted surveillance, and arrested the pair as they left their room, according to SDPD Lt. Todd Griffin.

RELATED: Victim of Pacific Beach motel stabbing dies

Officers were led to the two after receiving information following the stabbing of Joaquin Tuttle, 40, at the San Diego Motel at 4780 Mission Bay Drive on April 14. Tuttle was found bleeding in a room, suffering from multiple lacerations on his head and arm, and blunt force trauma to his ribcage, police said.

Tuttle was taken to Scripps La Jolla Hospital. He died from his injuries a week later.

The case is still being investigated and anyone with information is asked to call SDPD's Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.