17-year-old charged with murder in fatal stabbing

Lesley Mena has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of Mireya Arciga. (Provided Photo/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A teenager has been charged with murder in the deadly stabbing of a 23-year-old woman.

Lesley Mena, 17, has been charged as an adult for the murder of Mireya Arciga.

The stabbing happened near the 2600 block of East Riverside Drive around 3:30 a.m on Jan. 23.

Witnesses told police Mena and the victim started fighting at a club because of jealousy issues of the victim’s boyfriend.  The witness said the fight moved to a park just west of Riverside Drive.

Investigators say Mena took out a knife and attacked Arciga

The victim, Arciga, was transported to the hospital but died from sharp force trauma injures shortly after at the hospital.

Arciga was a mother of three.

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