San Jose Man Arrested in Attempted Murder Case in Madera


MADERA, CA (KMJ) – A San Jose man is arrested in attempted murder case in Madera.

The Madera County Sheriff’s Office says a 27-year-old woman was stabbed in her back on August 11.

Witnesses in the area reported seeing a man matching the description fleeing on foot.

Deputies and a K9 team searched but could not find him.

The following day, at 5:00 PM, the Sheriff’s Communications Center received a report that the suspect had returned to the residence on Avenue 17.

30-year-old Jesus Cruz was arrested the next day.

The investigation is ongoing.