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Ex-Savor Rene Cruz, 19, was arraigned on charges stemming from a stabbing in Willmar.

Bail set for defendant in Willmar stabbing


WILLMAR — Ex-Savor Rene Cruz, 19, was arraigned Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court on two felony assault charges in the June 26 stabbing of his stepgrandmother Maria Garcia, 64, of Willmar.

Judge David Mennis set cash bail or bond of $150,000 during Cruz’s arraignment on charges of first-degree assault – great bodily harm and second-degree assault. Cruz did not enter a plea at this time but told the judge he understood the charges.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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