Man Faces Murder Charges In McKinleyville Stabbing

Murder charges face a man in McKinleyville after a call of a disturbance on the 1100 block of Boss Rd. Saturday. It was reported that a male subject may have been stabbed during the incident. It was also reported that a male subject was on the ground and unresponsive. Deputies arrived on scene and located an unresponsive male on the sidewalk. Lifesaving efforts were started and the subject was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Deputies later arrested Brian Leiteritz, age 40, of McKinleyville. He was charged with murder and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility.