Arrest made in woman's stabbing death in Canoga Park

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman in Canoga Park over the weekend.

It happened Sunday around 5:36 a.m. in the area near Canoga Avenue and Bassett Street.

According to police, officers found the victim - 40-year-old Elisa Lopez of Canoga Park- with a stab wound to her chest. 

An investigation revealed Lopez and the suspect - 40-year-old Oscar Valenzuela of Sunland - were involved in a fight before the stabbing. Lopez ran away after the stabbing and collapsed shortly afterward, according to authorities. 

Valenzuela has been booked for murder; his bail is set at $200,000. 

The investigation remains ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD's Valley Bureau Homicide at 818-374-1925.