2 Arrests are made in connection with a deadly stabbing in Lamont on New Years Day. The Kern County Sheriff’s Office says Ricardo Tapia and Melissa Avila, both 34, were taken into custody by police in El Centro. Tapia faces murder and other charges in connection with the death of 38-year-old Luciano Jose Ramos of Bakersfield. He died from injuries a week later. Avila has an accessory charge against her.