Man arrested after woman found dead in Stockton garbage can

Stockton police have detained a 36-year-old man after a woman was found dead in a Stockton suburb Sunday morning.

Police were brought to Don Boriga Way around 9:45 a.m. where they found the woman's body inside a garbage can. Detectives later learned the crime actually occurred at a residence in the 700 block of Erma Avenue. 

36-year-old Daniel Winkler was later arrested for homicide. Preliminary results indicate the 37-year-old woman died from stab wounds, police said.

Detectives believe this case is related to domestic violence as the victim and suspect were in a relationship, according to police.

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