Man pleads guilty on murder charges after stabbing woman in Pittsylvania County last June

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PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A Pittsylvania County man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for stabbing the mother of his children in their home.

Along with murder, Jesus Ochoa Sanchez pleaded guilty to three counts of assault on a law enforcement officer and a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery.

WFXR News first reported this incident last June.

When Pittsylvania County deputies arrived, Sanchez was armed and his three children were still inside the home.

When Sanchez refused to drop his gun, deputies shot him.

Sanchez’s sentencing is set for Aug. 4.

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