A Binghamton man will be sentenced in May after pleading guilty in the fatal stabbing of a man outside the Town & Country Apartments on Robert Street in Binghamton in February.

25 year old Juan Lopez-Laboy pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of 31 year old Santos Schevarria following a fight at the apartment complex that actually began February 11 at the American Legion in Endicott and moved to Robert Street.

A murder charge was dismissed under the plea deal.

Prosecutors say Lopez-Laboy stabbed Schevarria in the chest.  The older man died a short time later at the hospital.

Two days after the stabbing, Lopez-Laboy turned himself in at the Binghamton Police Station.

Lopez-Laboy faces a maximum of 25 years in prison under the plea deal.

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