Date for Lopez Trial to be Set

A trial date for Abraham Lopez, 18, accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death, may have a trial date set at his next hearing on October 22nd. Lopez is accused of murder, assault with a knife and various other charges stemming from the September 2011 assault. Cindi Santana, 17, died shortly after the attack.

The Santana family has filed a civil suit against the Los Angeles Unified School District for wrongful death, negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

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