Update 12:23 p.m. A woman was fatally wounded and two other people were injured in a stabbing incident Thursday, and the woman's brother-in-law was arrested, according to San Bernardino police.
The stabbing was reported at 6:05 p.m. Aug. 15 in the 2300 block of North Davidson Avenue, police Sgt. Gary Robertson said in a statement issued Friday.
"Officers responded to a stabbing call and discovered that three family members had been stabbed with a knife or struck with an axe by another family member," Robertson said. "The suspect was arrested at the scene without incident. One adult victim died at a local hospital and the other adult victim was admitted into a hospital. The injured child was released from a hospital after treatment."
Evidence indicated the suspect may have been trying to set the house on fire, Robertson said. Possible motives for the alleged attack were being investigated.
The deceased was identified as Ana Maria Ramirez, 61, of San Bernardino, sister-in-law of the suspect, Jorge Alberto Palomo, 46, also of San Bernardino.
Surviving victims were identified as Palomo's wife, Sonia Palomo, 49, and to unnamed children of the suspect.
Palomo was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder. He was held without bail Friday at West Valley Detention Center, according to inmate records.
Posted 11:09 a.m. A woman with upper body trauma was found by police who responded to a reported domestic disturbance, she died at a hospital, and her death was being investigated by homicide detectives, according to the coroner.
San Bernardino police were called out at 6:17 p.m. Aug. 15 to the 2300 block of Davidson Avenue, coroner's personnel said in a statement.
"Upon arrival, officers found 61 year old Ana M. Ramirez with upper body trauma," coroner's personnel said. "Ramirez was transported to Community Hospital of San Bernardino, where she was pronounced dead."
The incident was being investigated by the San Bernardino police Homicide Division.