An arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing of a man whose body was found Monday afternoon near a creek bed at Garden of the Gods Road and Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs police said.

The suspect, Donald Becker, 44, was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of second degree murder, police said.

The victim is identified as 47-year-old Richard Card of Colorado Springs.

This is the 9th homicide of 2014. There were 12 homicides this time last year, police said.