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Trial for bus stabbing suspect begins

Morgan Aguilar
December 04, 2017 05:21 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- It was quite possibly one of the most vicious attacks ever caught on camera. On an Albuquerque city bus, a man stabbed someone more than two dozen times last January.

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The trial began Monday for Gregory Dozier, the man accused in that stabbing. Jury selection was expected to start at 9 a.m. at District Court.

Dozier is accused of stabbing a man 25 times. The man allegedly started punching Dozier for stealing a necklace from him. Dozier ran off the bus and was arrested a few weeks later.

Judge Cindy Leos denied a request to hold him without bond and he was let go, but Albuquerque police officers re-arrested him on a different outstanding warrant toward the end of February.

Dozier faces domestic violence charges in Oklahoma as well, but a judge decided this trial will happen before he gets extradited there. This trial is expected to last three days.

The victim, Eli Tsethlkai, is expected to testify in this trial. His family has said he experiences chest pains from blood clots the stab wounds caused.

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