Homeless man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in stabbing death of boyfriend


Last updated 10/17/2019 at 8:26pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A homeless man who fatally stabbed his boyfriend in Balboa Park last summer pleaded guilty today to involuntary manslaughter.

Damon Crudup, 48, had faced a murder charge in the Aug. 4, 2018, death of Nicholas Turner, who was also homeless.

Crudup faces up to five years in prison when he is sentenced Nov. 18.

Prosecutors say the stabbing happened during an argument in the morning hours in the 2700 block of Balboa Drive, near Redwood Circle. The nature of the argument and the motive for the stabbing remains unclear.

Responding police officers found Turner, 38, suffering from...

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