Woman arrested in connection to December stabbing death in Pueblo

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Pueblo police arrested a woman Friday in connection to a December 2021 homicide, according to a news release from the Pueblo Police Department.

Savannah Mascarenas, according to police, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder.

At roughly 6 p.m. Dec. 4, 2021, Pueblo police responded to the 2700 block of Sitter Place regarding a disturbance and located a stabbing victim on scene.

The victim, an adult male, was later identified as 34-year-old Daniel Mascarenas. He was transported to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police allege the stabbing was a domestic violence-related incident.

Savannah Mascarenas is being held at the Pueblo County Detention Center. Her bail has been set at $250,000.

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in court. Arrests and charges are merely accusations by law enforcement until, and unless, a suspect is convicted of a crime.

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