Man enters guilty plea in 2013 Lake Havasu City stabbing


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LAKE HAVASU CITY, Arizona — A Lake Havasu City man charged in the fatal stabbing of another man has pleaded guilty in the case.

The Today's News-Herald reported ( Tuesday that court records show 26-year-old Johnathan Kroll entered a plea of guilty to manslaughter and aggravated assault last week.

Kroll was initially charged with second-degree murder for the October 2013 stabbing of 23-year-old Brandon Bonnett.

As part of the plea agreement, Kroll is expected to serve up to 12 ½ years in prison. A charge of assault with a dangerous weapon was dropped.

Authorities say Kroll and Bonnett had gotten into a fight at the home they shared before Kroll stabbed the victim.

Kroll fled the scene but surrendered to police six hours later.

He is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 22.

Information from: Today's News-Herald,

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