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Officials: 22-year-old suspect found crawling through ditch, arrested for fatal stabbing in Tarrant County

Nathan Wayne Spivey faces a murder charge.
Credit: WFAA

TARRANT COUNTY, Texas — A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a fatal stabbing in Tarrant County, officials said Thursday. 

Nathan Wayne Spivey faces a murder charge for stabbing a man multiple times during a fight, according to the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office. 

Deputies responded to the fight around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at a home in the 12800 block of Oak Grove Road South, in an unincorporated area of Tarrant County near Burleson.

The deputies said when they arrived, they found one man on the ground with multiple stab wounds. The man was taken to a hospital where he died, officials said. 

The victim has not been identified yet.

Authorities identified the suspect as Spivey, saying he ran away after the fight.

Around 4:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, deputies patrolling a wooded stretch in the 12500 block of Oak Grove Road South in unincorporated Tarrant County, saw Spivey crawling through a ditch. 

Spivey was then arrested and transported to a local hospital for evaluation. When he was medically cleared from the hospital, deputies transported him to the Tarrant County jail.  

The homicide investigation is still ongoing and officials asks that anyone with information about the case to call Tarrant County Sheriff's Office Detective Michael Kline at 817-884-3352. 

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