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S.L. man is charged in 2001 stabbing death

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Prosecutors have charged Raynell Joe Pacheco in 3rd District Court with the stabbing death of Jose Daniel Rivera.

On Aug. 19, 2001, Pacheco and a friend showed up at a party at Rivera's house, 158 E. Wilson Ave. (1750 South). Rivera, 24, told them to leave. They did not and a fight broke out, according to charges filed this week.

Rivera was stabbed in the chest and stomach five times.

Pacheco and his friend are accused of stealing a car to flee the scene, charges state. Pacheco, 24, Salt Lake City, is charged with criminal homicide, a first-degree felony, and unlawful control of a vehicle, a third-degree felony.