Testimony Begins in Hobbs in Connection With Deadly February Stabbing

Testimony Begins in Hobbs in Connection With Deadly February Stabbing

Staff Report
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HOBBS, N.M. - Testimony began on Monday in Hobbs for a man involved in a stabbing.

Michael Rodriguez was charged with accessory to murder and aggravated battery in February after a disagreement at a party turned into a fight.

The fight resulted in the death of 17-year-old Oscar Mediano and injury to 18-year-old Omar Cruz.

Armando Espinoza was charged with second degree murder.

Espinzoa's trial will start in January 2015.