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Man accused in fatal Chinatown stabbings to stand trial

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California judge has ordered trial for a man accused of stabbing two people to death in the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/2yYsBwk ) Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor ruled Tuesday that there's sufficient evidence to try 37-year-old Vinh Dao after three witnesses offered testimony.

Kim Yun and Tony Young died following the attacks at a social club in January.

Dao has been charged with two counts of murder and could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted.

His arraignment is scheduled for Oct. 17.

Information from: Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com/

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