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Suspects In Recent San Jose Murders Identified

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(L-R) Mario Chavez, Andrew Zumini (San Jose Police Dept.)

(L-R) Mario Chavez, Andrew Zumini (San Jose Police Dept.)

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) - San Jose police Wednesday identified the suspects in two recent murders in the city—a son accused of shooting his father on Friday and man who allegedly stabbed a woman to death on Saturday.

Andrew Zumini, 27, is suspected of gunning down his father, Anthony Zumini, 46, in the 900 block of Gilchrist Drive in East San Jose on Friday, police spokeswoman Heather Randol said.

Police arrested the son after the shooting occurred at 9:40 p.m. that day, police said.

Mario Chavez, 40, is the suspect in the fatal stabbing of Martha Casillas, 39, of San Jose, whose body was found Saturday in the 900 block of Dakota Drive in San Jose, Randol said.

Chavez was arrested after police were called to the scene at 10:40 p.m. Saturday, police said.

He and Casillas were domestic partners and had children together, Randol said.

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