LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A 22-year-old man has been accused of stabbing his younger sister to death.

Around 6:45 p.m. Monday, officers with the LAPD’s North Hollywood Division responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 6000 block of Farmdale Avenue.

Authorities found Raquel Martinez, 19, with multiple stab wounds. She was taken to the hospital, where she later died.

Officers discovered her brother, Mario Alejandro Martinez, several blocks away from the scene. He was arrested and booked into jail for murder.