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Third Man Arrested in Fatal Elmhurst Thanksgiving Stabbing, Police Say

 Jan Carlos Salcedo, 23, was stabbed to death on an Elmhurst street just after noon, police said.
Jan Carlos Salcedo, 23, was stabbed to death on an Elmhurst street just after noon, police said.
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QUEENS — A third man has been arrested in connection to a fatal Thanksgiving stabbing in Elmhurst, according to the NYPD.

Michael Velez, 27, is the third man arrested in as many days for the stabbing death of Jan Carlos Salcedo, 23, on Nov. 24, police said.

Sunset Park resident Fernando Balcarce, 25, was arrested Thursday for the stabbing outside of 43-28 Judge St., and on Friday morning, police said they arrested Jackson Heights resident Jesse Granados, 23, in connection with the same crime.

Salcedo was stabbed in the torso about 12:15 p.m. and taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

According to the Daily News, the group of men got into an argument with Salcedo, then robbed and stabbed him.

All three have been charged with murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon. Balcare and Granados were charged with gang assault, while Velez was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, police said.