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Man stabbed 26 times, suspect charged with murder

Mariano Rivera Ramirez is charged with murder. Photo Source: Henderson County Mariano Rivera Ramirez is charged with murder. Photo Source: Henderson County

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HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The Henderson County District Attorneys office says a suspect has been charged in the stabbing death of 52-year-old Elizalde Morales of Malakoff.

Mariano Rivera Ramirez, 30, was jailed in Athens on an evading arrest charge, and is now charged with murder.

Morales' body was found by a road work crew Friday near crossroads. District Attorney Scott McKee says Morales suffered at least 26 stab wounds. His body has been sent to Dallas for an autopsy.

Authorities are also looking for two other suspects. One of which has been identified as Cecilio Padron Perez.

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