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Nueces County man found not guilty by reason of insanity in fatal church stabbing

Posted at 3:46 PM, Jan 22, 2019


A Nueces County jury this morning found a man not guilty by reason of insanity in a fatal church stabbing last year.

Marco Moreno was accused of stabbing four people at Kingdom Acts Ministries in February 2018.  Among those included Frank Castillo, 61, who was stabbed in the abdomen and chest and later died.

After deliberating since Friday, the jury’s verdict in the 117th District Court was handed down about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The 29-year-old Moreno was charged with murder and three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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