A young man in Guadalajara, Jalisco, allegedly stabbed his uncle to death after an argument over the Liga MX final match between Chivas and Tigres on Sunday, local authorities said.
The suspect escaped after he allegedly attacked his relative with a knife in the Agustín Yáñez neighborhood of the capital of Tapatía, according to court documents cited by the newspaper Milenio.
Authorities are still searching for the suspect, who apparently fled the scene, according to this and other Mexican media.
Crime scene in the Agustín Yañez neighborhood of Mexico City, on May 29, 2023.
The victim's body was found with at least five wounds to the chest and abdomen, local newspaper Mural reported. Paramedics who responded to the home where the dispute occurred confirmed he had died on the spot.
"Witnesses tell us that the perpetrator is the nephew of the victim and that after football he started an argument that culminated in the facts," a police source told the media.
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Authorities have not released the identities of the suspect or victim.
The Tigers of the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon defeated Chivas del Guadalajara 3-2 on Sunday in a fast-paced match at the Rebaño Sagrado stadium in Jalisco, clinching their eighth league title.