Yuma man sentenced to 12 years for attempted murder

Yuma man sentenced to 12 years for attempted murder

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YUMA, AZ- A man is sentenced to 12 years in prison for attempted first degree murder.

Camilo Zantoyo plead guilty to a stabbing at a Yuma car wash 8 months ago.

Yuma County Superior Court Judge David Haws handed down the sentence Wednesday morning.

On February 25, Yuma police say Zantoyo approached 73 year old Jose Ramirez-Pichardo at the Speedway Car Wash on 8th Street and stabbed him in the chest.

He was arrested April 5 and has been behind bars ever since.

Judge Haws credited Zantoyo for 188 days served.

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