Not guilty plea in fatal Belltown stabbing

Not guilty plea in fatal Belltown stabbing

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Not guilty plea in fatal Belltown stabbing

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on November 15, 2012 at 11:51 AM

Updated Thursday, Nov 15 at 11:54 AM

A Renton man pleaded not guilty Thursday to a fatal stabbing in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood last month.

Hever Zuniga-Guzman, 22, is charged with second degree murder in Oct. 26 death of Faustino Cervantes, 21. Police said Cervantes and his girlfriend were walking to their car after leaving a bar when he was stabbed in the chest and died.

Police said Cervantes got into a fight outside Tia Lou's nightclub prior to the stabbing.

Detectives believe he tried to walk away, but the suspect followed him to his car, parked in a lot near 1st Avenue and Bell Street.

 

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