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Published on April 02, 2024
Phoenix Police Seek Suspect After Man Fatally Stabbed, Allegedly by BrotherSource: Google Street View

A somber search is underway after a family dispute turned fatal in Phoenix, where a man was fatally stabbed, allegedly by his own brother, according to local authorities as detailed by FOX 10 Phoenix. Phoenix police were summoned to the bloody scene at an apartment complex near 19th and Maryland Avenues on the morning of April 1. The officers discovered 34-year-old Tahj McGilberry with a stab wound, who succumbed to his injuries after being rushed to the hospital.

Investigators currently believe that the suspect, identified by officers as 24-year-old Jimmy McGilberry, fled after reportedly stabbing his sibling, though the motive behind the altercation remains unclear, during their response law enforcement officials found and interviewed multiple witnesses at the scene they have yet to publicly disclose the nature of the fight that led to the stabbing.

Authorities are now appealing to the public for assistance, urging anyone with knowledge about Jimmy McGilberry's whereabouts to come forward. Information that could lead to his apprehension may bring closure to a stunned community grappling with the shock of fratricide. Tipsters can reach the Phoenix Police at 602-262-6151 or offer anonymous clues through Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS, and for Spanish speakers, 480-TESTIGO, as azfamily.com has informed the public.