PALMDALE ( — Deputies Sunday arrested the boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death in Palmdale.

Jose Martinez was taken into custody after being identified as a person of interest in connection with the stabbing death of the unidentified woman.

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The 37-year-old man was arrested as he sat on a bus bench, deputies said. He has since been booked on suspicion of murder with bail set at $1 million.

The Saturday afternoon incident, which was reported as a person not breathing, occurred about 1:30 p.m.

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When deputies arrived to the home in the 38000 block of 3rd Street East, they found the woman in her home with a stab wound to her upper torso.

Deputies said in a department statement that they have since learned that the woman was fighting with her boyfriend earlier in the day, according to witness statements.

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Anyone with information about this case was asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.