NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man has been charged in a stabbing that left a man dead in Times Square.
Arturo Lopez, 43, who police said is homeless, was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the stabbing that killed the unidentified 36-year-old man in front of 213 W. 40th St. at 9:34 p.m. Jan. 20, police said. The suspect was also identified in published reports as Arturo Lopez-Valle.
The man, who had been stabbed twice in the torso, then stumbled out of the restaurant and was found unconscious on the sidewalk on West 40th Street, police said.
The man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
Lopez-Valle was arrested this past Friday night at the Foxwoods casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, CBS affiliate WFSB-TV in Hartford reported.
Tribal police were notified by NYPD detectives that Lopez-Valle might be at the casino, WFSB reported. He was found in the bus lobby and was ordered held on $100,000 bond in Connecticut, the station reported.