SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — One man was dead and his roommate under arrest early Monday after a fatal stabbing in unincorporated Santa Clara County near the San Jose County Club, authorities said.

According to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a call in 5400 Block of Fairway Drive at 11:39 p.m.

Sheriff’s Sgt. Richard Glennon said a 21-year-old Hispanic male was discovered stabbed inside a home. Deputies attempted life-saving procedures, but the man died of his wounds.

The homicide suspect, Jerry Hartman, was taken into custody at the residence. The 45-year-old Hartman and the victim were housemates. He was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on the charge of murder.

The identity of the victim was being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office at (408) 808-4500. Alternatively, you can contact the Sheriff’s Office Investigative Services Anonymous Tip Line at (408) 808-4431.

  1. It is always best to check what kind of people live in a certain neighborhood before you move there. My family always make sure that there are none of these people anywhere nearby.
    When you buy into a cheap neighborhood you tend to get these low-income homeslices who need to be doing their “activities” just to get by.
    Degenerates all of them…

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