Police Arrest 22 Year Old Man for Murder

Corpus Christi Police arrested 22-year-old Andrew Powell (2/2/1995) Friday at a home on the 2100 block of Peabody for murder.

Detectives investigated an aggravated assault of a 47-year-old man at the 1400 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard Wednesday, but the 47-year-old man did not survive the stab wounds suffered in the attack. Detectives identified Powell as responsible for the stabbing and obtained a warrant to arrest Powell for murder. Corpus Christi Police Officers found Powell at a home on the 2100 block of Peabody Friday afternoon and arrested Powell for the warrant for murder. Detectives interviewed Powell and then delivered him to the city detention center. A 16-year-old girl was also apprehended at the same place and time as Powell, but the girl had a Directive to Apprehend for an unrelated offense, then delivered to the Nueces County Juvenile Detention Center.

The original post of this event was written in this blog Thursday:

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 5:40 PM
Location: 1400 Martin Luther King Dr.
Offense: Aggravated Assault
Case Number: 1702080149

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a stabbing in the area of 1400 Martin Luther King Dr. CCFD Medics were on the scene and were transporting the 47 year old male to Spohn Memorial Hospital. Medics advised the victim had an injury to his neck consistent with a stabbing. Officers located the crime scene near a tree behind the old police station. Officers contacted a witness who heard a argument between the victim and another person. At some point the victim was stabbed. The last update we had on the victim was that he had surgery and was in critical condition.There is not much more information available at this time.