Woman Injured After Getting Stabbed by Relative in Las Cruces

A woman is recovering from stab wounds after getting attacked by her uncle. Las Cruces Police officers responded to a stabbing call at noon on Monday at an apartment on South Triviz Drive. A woman there had multiple stab wounds to her head and neck and was ultimately taken to University Medical Center in El Paso where she remains. The 21-year-old’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. Her uncle, 35-year-old Adam Alvarez, is under arrest and sits in the Doña Ana County Detention Center without bond.