32-Year-Old Man Allegedly Stabs Roommate In Burbank Apartment Complex

BURBANK (CBSLA.com) — A 32-year-old man allegedly stabbed his roommate in a Burbank apartment complex Tuesday morning.

Alvaro Rene Laborin was taken into custody and booked on suspicion of attempted murder.

The suspect, who is jailed in lieu of $1 million bail, is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Burbank Superior Court.

Laborin was discovered with a knife in his hand in front of the apartment building in the 600 block of San Jose Avenue around 8:45 a.m., according to Burbank police Sgt. Darin Ryburn.

Kenneth Villeneuve was found in a stairwell with multiple stab wounds.

The 46-year-old was taken to a hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Anyone who witnessed the attack is encouraged to call Det. Harry Terrill at (818) 238-3248.

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