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Ruben Velazquez pleads guilty to fatally stabbing pregnant girlfriend

Published On: Mar 27 2013 01:26:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2013 06:55:39 PM EDT

Man accused of stabbing pregnant girlfriend to death admits guilt


A man accused of stabbing and killing his pregnant girlfriend in Monroe County has admitted to homicide charges.

Ruben Velazquez pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of 3rd degree murder.

Velazquez stabbed Krystle Vasquez to death at a home on Broad Street in Stroudsburg in February 2011.


Vasquez was eight months pregnant at the time, and her unborn child also died.

Sentencing is set for June 21.