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Yakima man faces 18 years in prison for stabbing

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Yakima, WASH.--A 34-year old Yakima man will spend up to 18 years in prison for second-degree murder.

Matthew Leonard received his sentence in a Yakima County Court Friday.

In April of last year, he stabbed 36-year-old Jason Linder to death during an argument.

Police found Linder's body on the sidewalk near Arty's Sports Bar on Fruitvale Boulevard.

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