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Suspected serial killer Deangelo Kenneth Martin to face trial for sexual assault, attempted murder

Posted at 2:19 PM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 17:26:08-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A man suspected by Detroit police of being a serial killer will stand trial in the stabbing and sexual assault of a Detroit woman.

Deangelo Kenneth Martin was bound over for trial on charges of Assault with Intent to Murder and Criminal Sexual Conduct First Degree following a Tuesday preliminary hearing.

Martin has been charged in connection with the May 7 stabbing and sexual assault of a 26-year-old Detroit woman on the city's east side. She did survive the attack.

He is due in Third Circuit Court for arraignment on the 5 coutns on July 23.

The 34-year-old Martin is also a person of interest in a homicide investigation. The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is reviewing a warrant request in that case. However, it has not yet been decided if he will be charged under that warrant.