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Man accused of stabbing girlfriend to death is arrested

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (KION) A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend back in July is arrested.

Alberto Scalant was extradited from Arizona and booked into the Santa Cruz County jail tonight.

He’s accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death at her Clifford avenue apartment in Watsonville back in July.

The 33-year-old was arrested by Mexican authorities’ days after the murder of Robin Kern. Scalant is facing murder charges for the death of the Watsonville mother.

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