- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 29, 2015

BOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey man has been found guilty of aggravated assault and another charge in the 2013 stabbing of a 44-year-old man in his home.

Authorities said the victim was discovered at a Bound Brook residence on Jan. 14, 2013 with a large open wound to his abdomen. They said the victim told them that 21-year-old Ernesto Azana-Pure attacked him from behind.

NJ.com reports (https://bit.ly/1FENeyY ) that Azana-Pure was found not guilty Monday of first-degree attempted murder but was found guilty on charges of second-degree aggravated assault and third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

The Bound Brook man is facing 10 years in prison with 85 percent served before parole eligibility. His attorney did not comment on the verdict.


Information from: NJ Advance Media.

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