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California man arrested for homicide in stabbing death of Fort Bliss soldier

Daniel David Ferris faces a murder charge in the death of Dante Naken Dewayne Long.

A 22-year-old California man was arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Fort Bliss soldier at Union Plaza last month.

Daniel David Ferris, of Chino, California, was arrested Tuesday by U.S. Marshals and the Ontario Police Department on a homicide warrant.

Dante Naken Dewayne Long was stabbed during a fight between two groups on Sept. 23 at Union Plaza.

Long was taken to University Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

A week later, police released an image from a surveillance camera that shows a group of people who were wanted for questioning in connection with the deadly stabbing.

Ferris, 22, is being held in California and is awaiting extradition back to El Paso. His bond has been set at $1 million.

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