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BETHLEHEM, Pa. - A man has been convicted in a deadly stabbing in Bethlehem last year.

The Northampton County District Attorney's office announced Friday that 30-year-old Jose Leon was found guilty of first-degree murder and other charges in the death of 35-year-old Elson Aviles.

Investigators say last October, Leon stabbed Aviles with a large kitchen knife in the 900 block of East 4th Street.

Aviles later died at the hospital.

Leon is set to be sentenced on August 31.

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