CWU Stabbing Suspect in Custody

A 21 year old suspect is in custody on a homicide warrant from Kittitas County.

U.S. Marshals arrested Michael Barajas in Othello, he is accused of stabbing and killing Hector Mejia Villa in a Central Washington University parking lot last July.

Mejia was taken to the hospital after being found, where he died from his wounds.

Prosecutors are currently working to get Barajas transferred back to Kittitas County.