18-Year-Old Arrested for Murder in Klamath Knife Assault Case

This is a press release from the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

Del Norte County Sheriff's Office badgeOn July 1, 2018 at about 9am, The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a man living on Gensaw Road in Klamath, CA reporting a male adult was attempting to break into his home and that the man was armed with a knife. While a Sheriff’s Deputy and a California Highway Patrol officer were in route to the scene the suspect entered the home and assaulted the man with the knife. When the deputy and CHP officer arrived they located the suspect, 18 year old Blaze Thomas Breslin of Klamath, and placed him under arrest. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The investigation is currently ongoing to determine a motive, and Breslin will be booked into the Del Norte County Jail on a single charge of murder. Bill Steven, Commander Del Norte

Earlier Chapter: One Dead After Man Broke Into Klamath Home

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