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Officers catch stabbing suspects before learning of the crime

Officers catch stabbing suspects before learning of the crime



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SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake police had two stabbing suspects in custody Friday before they knew the crime had taken place.

Around 2 p.m., officers stopped a Dodge Durango with no plates that was speeding and running stop signs in the area of 500 South and 1000 West.

Just then, dispatch received a report of a stabbing two blocks away. The caller said the suspects had taken off in a Dodge Durango.

Officers found a bloody steak knife under the front seat and arrested Walter Pineda Castillo and Carlos Lambur Riviera, both 22, on charges of attempted homicide.

The 911 caller had witnessed the two men stabbing another man several times near 900 West and 600 South.

The victim is in critical condition at an area hospital.

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