General Crime

* Jose Lopez identified as man killed behind a radio station in San Jose by Miguel Garcia

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A transient killed in a homeless encampment behind a radio station in San Jose earlier this month has been identified as 46-year-old Jose Lopez, police said today. Lopez was stabbed to death behind AM radio station KSJX, located at 501 Wooster Ave., shortly before 1 a.m. on March 22.The following day, police arrested 53-year-old Miguel Garcia, also a transient, in connection with the crime. Police believe the stabbing occurred during a physical fight between the men.Garcia has been charged with one count of voluntary manslaughter. He also faces an enhancement for use of a knife during the commission of a crime, district attorney’s spokeswoman Amy Cornell said.He will appear in Santa Clara County Superior Court to enter a plea on Friday.Police are continuing to investigate the stabbing, which marked the city’s sixth homicide this year.

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