Cedar Rapids police ID man fatally stabbed at hotel

Cedar Rapids, Ia (AP) — Police in Cedar Rapids have identified a man fatally stabbed earlier this week at a local motel.

Police said in a news release Tuesday that 33-year-old Victor Huerta died from his injuries in the stabbing that happened around midnight Sunday in a Residence Inn guest room. Arriving officers and paramedics found Huerta with a stab wound to his upper torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say two men at the scene of the stabbing, 39-year-old Victoriano Dias-Barrera and 29-year-old Anthony Diaz were arrested.  Dias-Barrera was charged with first-degree murder and other counts, and Diaz was arrested on a Texas warrant charging him with murder in a separate case.