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Man charged with Tumon stabbing pleads not guilty

by Jolene Toves

Guam - Jack Lessoy was arraigned in the Superior Court of Guam this afternoon. Lessoy waived the reading of his indictment pleading not guilty to the charges brought against him denying the special allegation. On the 4th of July he's accused of fighting with a friend in Tumon, the two were allegedly arguing over a woman, when Lessoy grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed his friend.

Lessoy's attorney Eric Miller said, "We will waive the reading of the indictment enter a plea of not guilty. Request discovery we are entitled to by law including other elements and grand jury proceedings on a disc. He is going to assert his right to a speedy trial demand a jury of 12."

Judge Lamorena granted the requests of Lessoy's legal counsel and scheduled a trial setting before Judge James Canto on July 23rd at 9 am.

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