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Cort Holbrook was arrested in Livermore on suspicion of fatally stabbing a victim in a road rage incident

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A man accused of fatally stabbing another man during a Wednesday road rage incident in Livermore has an arraignment scheduled for Friday
morning. Cort Holbrook, 41, of Livermore, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of fatally stabbing a victim in his late 40s during a road rage incident in an undisclosed location on Old First Street in Livermore, according to police. He faces murder charges, according to the Alameda County District Attorney’s office.

At the time of the incident, the victim, whose name has not been released, arrived at Valley Memorial Hospital suffering from stab wounds at about 1:40 p.m., police said. Shortly after the victim’s arrival, police received reports of a road rage incident on Old First Street and determined the man at the hospital was the victim of the same incident, according to police. The victim was then transported to Eden Hospital in  Castro Valley, where he succumbed to his injuries at around 5:45 p.m., police said. Holbrook was discovered on Old First Street with what appeared to be abrasions on his face. Officers also found the suspected weapon at the scene of the road rage incident, police said. Police said the incident does not appear to be gang related.

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