Alleged Allentown murderer faces trial
A 46-year-old man is facing a homicide trial for allegedly stabbing another man to death inside an Allentown apartment.
During a preliminary court hearing on Wednesday, a judge ruled Hector Gonzalez will face trial on one count of criminal homicide.
Authorities say Gonzalez stabbed and killed Ahiezer H. Padilla-Marrero at the Hamilton Square Apartments in September.
Gonzalez has a lengthy criminal history. According to court records, he's been arrested at least five times since 2000-- and has been convicted of simple assault and DUI.
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