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Body found in Stanton alleyway identified; arrest made

Daniel Perez-Munoz, 21, of Garden Grove was arrested for murder Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.

January 12, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
An arrest has been made in the murder of a man found stabbed to death in an alleyway in Stanton Saturday.

The body of Phuong (Bob) Huynh, 52, of Garden Grove was discovered near Garden Grove Boulevard and Court Street around 7:20 p.m.

Huynh was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of multiple stab wounds.

On Sunday, deputies arrested Daniel Perez-Munoz, 21, of Garden Grove, for murder.

During the investigation, deputies learned Huynh was stabbed during an unprovoked altercation with Perez-Munoz in the alleyway.

Based on witness statements and evidence recovered at the scene, Perez-Munoz was located and detained shortly.

Perez-Munoz was booked into Orange County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information regarding this incident was urged to contact Orange County Sheriff's Department Homicide investigators at (714) 647-7000.