James Matthew Dorsey, 41, was taken into custody peacefully north of Los Angeles, simply after 10 p.m. native time, based on the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division.
“After a number of hours and plenty of verbal makes an attempt by Santa Clarita Station deputies, SEB [Special Enforcement Bureau] Tactical Crew, and Disaster Negotiations Crew, the incident concluded peacefully,” authorities mentioned. “The suspect was arrested and brought into custody with none incident.”
Dorsey is accused of stabbing his estranged spouse in her Santa Clarita residence Thursday morning whereas her kids have been inside, based on studies. She recognized Dorsey as her killer earlier than dying at a neighborhood hospital, sheriff’s division Lt. Barry Corridor mentioned.
“They’re estranged. He was not welcome on the home. He doesn’t stay right here,” Corridor mentioned.
After the alleged stabbing, Dorsey fled the scene in a white Chevy Malibu and led deputies on a chase earlier than crashing within the Antelope Valley space Thursday night, FOX 11 of Los Angeles reported.
He refused to get out of the automotive, resulting in the standoff, which lasted about 5 hours.
Dorsey had been thought-about armed and harmful, authorities mentioned. The sufferer has but to be recognized.
Anybody with extra info is suggested to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division’s Santa Clarita Station at (661) 255-1121.
Fox Information’ Louis Casiano contributed to this report.