Lubbock PD investigating fatal overnight stabbing, suspect arrested on charges of murder
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit is investigating a stabbing early Friday morning that left one person dead and another in jail, charged with murder.
According to police, officers responded to a call for service for a civil disturbance at the DoubleTree Hotel, located at 505 Ave. Q, at 2:56 a.m., November 12.
Upon arrival, officers located a man with a stab wound to the chest. The victim was transported to University Medical Center with serious injuries. The report states the victim, 38-year-old Aundra Singletery, indicated the stabbing occurred in a room at the La Quinta Inn.
Officers went to the La Quinta Inn at 601 Avenue Q, and made contact with David Brent Brasfield in the room indicated by Singletery, but no evidence was found in the room, according to the report.
Friday morning, just before 8 a.m., Singletery was pronounced deceased from his injuries. The Metro Unit took over the investigation at this time.
Investigators returned to the La Quinta and spoke to Brasfield, who told detectives he did not know Singletery. According to the report, Brasfield advised he smoked “speed” and then became paranoid and stabbed Singletery.
At approximately 4:15 Friday afternoon, Lubbock Police reported the Metro Unit arrested Brasfield, charged with murder. He is held on $500,000 bond.
This investigation by the Metro Special Crimes unit is ongoing.
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