General Crime

Martha Casillas fatally stabbed in San Jose on Dakota Drive

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A 39-year-old woman who was fatally stabbed in San Jose on Saturday night has been identified as Martha Casillas, of San Jose, according to the police department. Officers found Casillas’ body after responding to a call reporting a stabbing in the 900 block of Dakota Drive at about 10:40 p.m., according to San Jose police.

She was pronounced dead at the scene. A suspect has been arrested in connection with the case, police announced today. The suspect’s name was not released. Investigators said that Casillas and the suspect knew each other, but did not specify how. The motive remains under investigation.

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