Documents show murder suspect threatened 2nd person

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Jail documents reveal a man accused of stabbing his estranged wife to death last week had planned to attack a second person.

Documents show murder suspect threatened 2nd person

Daniel Olivera, 33, was arrested for stabbing to death Lisa Olivera, 32, at her apartment near 2300 Green Street. (640 East). She was stabbed with a kitchen knife in front of two children following an argument.

Documents indicated after the stabbing, Daniel Olivera fled the crime scene and showed up, covered in blood, at his sister's house on California Avenue. He demanded she tell him where to find a man, whose name was not released in the documents.

The sister said Olivera threatened to kill the man. She fled her home with her children. Olivera later was arrested near 1300 South and 1200 West.

He has been charged with murder, aggravated assault and two counts of commission of domestic violence in the presence of a child. A murder conviction would bring 15 years to life in prison.

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