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Mariana Jurado Death | Stabbed To Death

Mariana Jurado, a 26-year-old woman was killed in south Salinas on Tuesday in what is considered to be “a random act of violence,” according to Salinas police.

Mariana Jurado was reportedly stabbed to death leaving her home, at Clay St. and Cayuga St., when she was attacked and stabbed, investigators say.

Police arrested Garrett Scheff, 43, and believe he did not know the victim. Jurado was taken to the hospital but succumbed to her injuries.

The case is being investigated as a homicide.

Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to call Detective Byron Gansen at 831-758-7137 or email him at [email protected] To remain anonymous, call the Salinas Police Department Anonymous Tip Line at 831-775-4222.