Mesa Suspect Arrested For Fatal Stabbing

On June 2, 2018 Mesa Police officers responded to 1152 E. Broadway Rd., Mesa, for a report of a stabbing. Officers arrived and located a victim later identified as 21-year-old Alex Delgado.

Delgado was transported to the hospital where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries. A witness on scene stated the incident occurred at 150 N Stapley Rd, Mesa.

The witness stated he and Delgado drove to 150 N. Stapley where a male subject, later identified as Dwain Ward, approached them and asked if they had seen his girlfriend. The witness described the conversation between Delgado and Ward as escalating and decided to go back to the car and wait. Moments later Delgado entered the vehicle saying Ward had stabbed him.

Ward was identified as the suspect through a photo lineup and was later located and detained. Ward admitted to being at the scene and acknowledged a confrontation occurred. Ward has been charged with one count of 2nd Degree Murder.