An arrest has been made in a case involving the homicide of a Nampa mother who was recently stabbed to death. The deceased woman's own son was detained by southwest Idaho authorities for allegedly targeting the suspect who killed his mother, resulting in a second homicide in the matter.

Details regarding the arrest of an Idaho man who reportedly took the law into his own hands have been shared by numerous news sources throughout the Gem State, including KTVB. Ada County police are investigating a second fatal stabbing in the case involving the family of Raul Alexander Cuevas, 31, who is now behind bars awaiting a court date for allegedly exacting revenge on the suspect in his own mother's death.

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The 39-year-old individual suspected to have committed the March 29 murder of Cuevas' mother was fatally stabbed in the parking lot of an area gas station and died at the scene just hours after the first stabbing occurred, according to details shared by Cuevas was reportedly arrested just a few miles from where the stabbing occurred.

Ada County has a population of roughly 520,000, according to online data, and spans the cities of Boise, Eagle, Meridian, Star, Garden City, and Kuna. This case is currently under investigation and all parties are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Anyone who might have witnessed the alleged crime that occurred in the parking lot of the West Avimore Drive Chevron station can contact the Ada County Sheriff's Office, at 208-577-3000.

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