UPDATE: Man arrested in Globe for deadly Tucson stabbing

UPDATE: Man arrested in Globe for deadly Tucson stabbing
Bruce Fairbanks Spring is facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with the fatal stabbing of Nicole Collins on Sunday, March 7. (Source: Tucson Police Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - One man is now behind bars after he was arrested in Globe on Monday, March, 8 for a deadly stabbing in midtown Tucson over the weekend.

Bruce Fairbanks Spring, 34, faces first-degree murder charges after Nicole Collins, 21, was fatally stabbed at the Terrace Motel on Miracle Mile on Sunday, March 7, 2021.

After the stabbing, investigators with the Tucson Police Department said Spring allegedly carjacked another victim near the motel.

Bruce Fairbanks Spring, 34, faces first-degree murder charges for a deadly stabbing at a midtown Tucson motel.
Bruce Fairbanks Spring, 34, faces first-degree murder charges for a deadly stabbing at a midtown Tucson motel. (Source: Tucson Police Department)

Spring was arrested after a short pursuit with officials from the Gila County Sheriff’s Department, Globe Police Department and Arizona Department of Public Safety, according to a news release from TPD.

Tucson authorities are on their way to Globe to finish their investigation. Once that is complete, Spring will be booked into the Gila County jail and extradited to Pima County.

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