Suspect arrested, accused of stabbing New Braunfels woman to death

Crystal Marie Madrigales

Crystal Marie Madrigales. (Comal County Jail photo)

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) — Authorities arrested a suspect in the stabbing death of a woman Wednesday morning in New Braunfels.

Crystal Marie Madrigales, 29, is accused of stabbing and killing 32-year-old Iris Velasquez at a home in the 1500 block of Allison Drive in New Braunfels, authorities say.

Authorities arrived at the home around 12:30 a.m. to find a woman, later identified as Velasquez, dead from stab wounds, they say.

Madrigales is in custody at Comal County Jail and was booked on a charge of first-degree murder.

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