This story was updated at 5:53 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2018
PHARR — A man was arraingned on a murder charge Monday afternoon following a fatal stabbing Sunday evening.
Feliciano Avalos Jr., 50, is accused of stabbing an unidentified man on his “lower body” shortly before 7:30 p.m. Sunday, according to a police news release. The stabbing took place in the 3400 block of North Mezcal Drive and was a result of a “disturbance.”
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.
In addition to murder, Avalos — who claimed self-defense during his arraignment — was charged with driving with an invalid license and possession of marijuana.
His total bond was set at $1,004,000 dollars and he remains in custody at Hidalgo County jail.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Pharr Crime Stoppers at (956) 787-8477.