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Police search for three more suspects in Carlsbad murder

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CARLSBAD (CNS) - Three suspects in the stabbing death of a 63-year-old Carlsbad man were behind bars Sunday, while police sought three other suspects.

Grant Hunter, 23, and Mercedes Yorba, 19, were arrested on suspicion of homicide, residential robbery and burglary in Friday's stabbing death of Michael Sahagun, who was found about 1 a.m. Friday in his detached garage in the 3500 block of Valley Street, police announced Saturday.

Gary Gomez, 27, was arrested on suspicion of being an accessory to the homicide and possessing controlled substances, police said.

Police with a Special Weapons And Tactics team made the arrests at the Motel 6 at 3708 Plaza Drive about 4 a.m. Saturday.

Police also sought three other people seen leaving the scene in a gray or silver-colored pickup truck, Carlsbad police Lt. Bruce May said. The truck may have had landscaping tools in it.

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