Police: Suspect in deadly GR stabbing called 911

Grand Rapids police investigate a deadly stabbing in the area of Kensington Avenue and Sheffield Street SW. (March 10, 2017)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids police say the suspect in a homicide called 911 and admitted to the deadly stabbing.

Police were called to the 800 block of Sheffield Street SW near Kensington Avenue around 1:50 a.m. Friday after a man called 911 and said he stabbed someone.

When officers arrived, they allegedly found the 41-year-old suspect with a knife in his hand near Hayden Street and Norwich Avenue SW. He was arrested without incident.

The body of 60-year-old Isaac Miguel was found a short time later outside of a home on Sheffield, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department.

Police and jail records show Wellington Cortorreal was arrested in connection to the case. A felony homicide warrant has been requested. He is currently being held at the Kent County Correctional Facility.

Wellington Cortorreal’s mug shot from 2014.

Police say the Cortorreal and Miguel are believed to have lived together in the 800 block of Sheffield.

The GRPD Major Case Team is looking into what led up to the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call GRPD at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

Grand Rapids police previously released the wrong victim’s name and the story has since been corrected.