Man Admits to Vicious Stabbing in Hazleton

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- A man accused of viciously stabbing a woman in Hazleton has pleaded guilty.

Nelson Hernandez-Rivera of Hazleton pleaded guilty Monday to attempted homicide.

He was arrested in March of last year after police say he stabbed a woman in the chest several times outside the Crystal Lounge and Barbecue on Broad Street in Hazleton.

His sentencing is set for early next year.

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