TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The man accused in a fatal stabbing in Troy was also arrested by U.S. Border Patrol Agents earlier this year.
Carlos Corrales-Ramirez, 20, was arrested Sept. 3 and charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of 28-year-old Jario Hernandez-Sanchez. He was arraigned Sept. 4 in Troy City Court and charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault.
Steven Barker, Assistant Chief of Police, confirmed to NEWS10 Corrales-Ramirez was also arrested earlier this year by U.S. Border Patrol in connection to a stabbing in Maryland. A CBP spokesperson said Corrales-Ramirez was taken into custody in March in Clinton County near the Canadian border. It was during processing that agents found he was wanted in Maryland.
Barker said Troy Police have been in contact with federal law enforcement throughout the investigation, which is still ongoing. Corrales-Ramirez is currently being held in Rensselaer County Jail.
His arrest is getting the attention of Rensselaer County officials. County Executive Steve McLaughlin is asking New York State Police for more answers.