Stabbing outside Midland club leaves one person dead

Published: May. 17, 2021 at 10:41 AM CDT|Updated: May. 17, 2021 at 6:04 PM CDT
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MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - Midland police are investigating a stabbing that left one person dead on Sunday.

Miguel Angel Diaz-Robles, 22, has been charged with murder.

According to the Midland Police Department, officers were called to Club Arriba at 1:31 a.m. on Sunday for a stabbing. The victim, a man, was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Miguel Angel Diaz-Robles, 22.
Miguel Angel Diaz-Robles, 22.(Midland County Jail)

An investigation revealed that an argument had started inside the club and continued outside the parking lot. Police say the argument escalated into a physical altercation, and Diaz-Robles stabbed the victim several times before running away.

Just two hours after the stabbing, police found Diaz-Robles thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip. He was taken into custody, where police say he confessed to the crime.

Police say that the name of the victim will be released once next of kin has been notified.

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