November 15, 2012 at 11:42 AM
Renton man pleads not guilty to fatal Belltown stabbing
A Renton man accused of a fatal stabbing outside a Belltown nightclub last month pleaded not guilty this morning to second-degree murder.
Hever Zuniga-Guzman, 22, is accused of killing Faustino Cervantes, 21, following an argument outside of Tia Lou’s on First Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. Oct. 26. Zuniga-Guzman is being held in the King County Jail on $1 million bail.
A case-setting hearing for Zuniga-Guzman is scheduled for Nov. 29 at the King County Courthouse.
Cervantes’ homicide is the 25th in Seattle this year, two more than in all of 2011.
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