Suspect Named in Fatal Sonoma State Stabbing

May 14, 2018

A Sonoma State student being interviewed Monday morning about the fatal stabbing on campus Sunday evening.
Credit Steve Mencher / KRCB - North Bay Public Media

Update: The Sonoma County Coroner's Office has named the victim in the Sunday stabbing as 26-year-old Steven John Garcia, according to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat.

In a Monday morning press conference, Lt. Tim Lyons of the Petaluma Police Department named Tyler J. Bratton of Santa Rosa as the sole suspect in the stabbing death of a 26-year-old male Sonoma County resident Sunday evening. He said Bratton was in custody and on his way to the county jail in Santa Rosa. 

The stabbing took place in university housing on campus.

Witnesses are asked to call 707-778-4372. 

Watch the press conference here, courtesy of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat: