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Northwood man charged in stabbing death wants to move trial out of Worth Co.

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Tyrone Washington Jr. Tyrone Washington Jr.

NORTHWOOD, Minn. (KTTC) -- The man charged in the stabbing death of a Northwood woman wants a change of venue for his trial.

Tyrone Washington Jr., 39, of Northwood, is charged with first-degree murder in the August death of Justina Smith.

The Mason City Globe Gazette reports a motion was filed asking the trial be moved out of Worth County. A hearing on the motion will take place Oct. 28.

Smith was stabbed to death on Aug. 5 at Swensrud Park in Northwood.

Washington is being held in the Worth County Jail on $500,000 dollars cash-only bond.

 

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