Camden man convicted of killing a man with a sword has appeal rejected

CAMDEN — A Camden man convicted of stabbing a man to death in 2004 with a samurai sword had his appeal in the case rejected in Superior Court on Wednesday. 

Fernando Espinal, 50 — who was indicted on murder charges, weapons offenses and hindering apprehension, but pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter — argued that the judge did not consider all of the factors of the case when sentencing him leading to an excessive sentence. The appellate court rejected his claim.

According to previous reports, Espinal’s son got into a verbal argument with William Jimenez, 25, on Oct. 5, 2004. The confrontation escalated to …read more

Source: NJ.com Camden

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