Man gets life for fatal screwdriver stabbing

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) A 19-year-old man convicted of first-degree murder for stabbing another man 64 times with a screwdriver has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

The Denver Post reports Hector Alvarez-Martinon was sentenced Friday for the stabbing of 22-year-old Francisco Moran, who died at a hospital after police found him covered with blood at a Brighton mobile home park Nov. 22, 2012.

Prosecutors say Alvarez-Martinon, Moran and a man identified as Alex Hernandez were in a car driven by Hernandez when Alvarez-Martinon pulled out a screwdriver and began stabbing Moran, who was sitting in front of him.

Moran escaped from the vehicle and told police who attacked him when they found him covered in blood.

Hernandez also is charged with first-degree murder and is set to stand trial March 3.


KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 244626341 - nbc11news.com/a?a=244626341
Gray Television, Inc.