A young Ghanianan man was stabbed to death in Marsa late last night.
The incident happened at around 10pm on Triq it-Tiġrija after a fight broke out between two individuals.
The victim was a 23-year-old man from Ghana. He was discovered with three stab wounds to the chest.
A medical team arrived on the scene but the man died on his way to hospital.
At 1:30am, police tracked down the assailant to Triq Azzopardi in Marsa. The assailant, a 25-year-old man also from Ghana, tried to flee from the roof but was arrested shortly after.
A murder weapon, believed to be a knife, was found shortly after.
The assailant is being held at Police Headquarters.
This is the first case of homicide in Malta this year.
Rest in peace