UPDATE: LPD announces arrest in deadly overnight stabbing

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Older mugshot of David Brasfield (Courtesy the Lubbock County Detention Center)

LUBBOCK, Texas — The Lubbock Police Department said one person was dead after a stabbing early Friday morning.

Later, LPD provided an update and said a man had been arrested in connection to the crime.

David Brasfield was arrested around 4:15 p.m. for murder, according to LPD. After his arrest, he was transported to the Lubbock County Detention Center. LPD said he would be held on a $500,000 bond.

According to LPD, the stabbing occurred just before 3:00 a.m. at the La Quinta Inn in the 600 block of Avenue Q.

Police said officers responded to a call about a civil disturbance at the DoubleTree Hotel in the 500 block of Avenue Q. When they arrived, they found 38-year-old Aundra Singletery suffering from a stab wound to the chest.

LPD said Singletery was taken to University Medical Center with serious injuries. Later in the morning, he was pronounced dead from his injuries.

While Singletery was found at the DoubleTree Hotel, according to LPD, an initial investigation indicated he was stabbed at the La Quinta Inn.

LPD said an investigation into the stabbing was ongoing.

Read the full release by LPD below:

The following is a press release from the Lubbock Police Department. The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit is investigating a stabbing that occurred at 2:56 a.m. Nov. 12 at the La Quinta Inn, located at 601 Ave. Q, that resulted in one death.

Officers responded to a call for service for a civil disturbance at the DoubleTree Hotel, located at 505 Ave. Q. Upon arrival, officers located a male with a stab wound to the chest. The initial investigation indicated the stabbing occurred at the La Quinta Inn. The victim, 38-year-old Aundra Singletery, was transported to University Medical Center with serious injuries.

Later this morning, Singletery was pronounced deceased from his injuries. The Metro Unit took over the investigation at this time.

The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit investigation is ongoing.

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