The Herald of Everett, Washington
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up | Manage  Green editions icon Green editions

Calendar


HeraldNet Headlines
HeraldNet Newsletter Delivered to your inbox each week.
Published: Saturday, June 23, 2012, 3:07 p.m.

Yakima man faces 22 years for fatal bar fight

YAKIMA -- A 35-year-old Yakima man was found guilty in the stabbing death of another man at Yakima bar and now faces up to 22 years in prison.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that Matthew David Leonard had no visible reaction on Friday to the guilty verdict on his second-degree murder charge.
Prosecutors alleged Leonard stabbed 36-year-old Jason Linder in April 2011 in anger after the stocky mechanic bested Leonard and his friends during the fight. Leonard testified he stabbed Linder in self-defense.
The case was unusual in that Linder apparently did not realize at first that he had been badly wounded and collapsed on the sidewalk while trying to walk home. His body, only 50 feet from the bar, was spotted by a passing motorist about 30 minutes later.
Story tags » HomicideYakima

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus
digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

loading...

HeraldNet highlights

Richard Sherman 2.0
Richard Sherman 2.0: Seahawks' star cornerback is equally effective with less bravado
Playing with all they have
Playing with all they have: Highland Christian girls compete, inspire with just 5 players
$800K in scholarships, so far
$800K in scholarships, so far: Monroe High's Chloe Cook expects she’ll still need a job
Looking for a friend?
Looking for a friend?: Animals up for adoption at the Everett shelter (Eight new photos)
SnoCoSocial