Suspect confesses to Seaside fatal stabbing, police say

Police say victim found bleeding profusely

SEASIDE, Calif. - A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death Sunday afternoon in Seaside and police said his killer confessed to it.

The stabbing occurred at an apartment complex in the 900 block of Hilby Avenue around 4:40 p.m.

Police found the suspect, Etelberto Vasquez-Zapata, at the scene. They said he ultimately confessed to the stabbing after several witnesses identified him.

He was booked into Monterey County Jail.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact the Seaside Police Department at the following numbers:
Anonymous Tip-Line - (831) 899-6282
Seaside Police Department - (831) 899-6748
Non-Emergency Dispatch - (831) 394-6811

Tips can be left online at the Seaside Police Department's online tip website at:

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