Man pleads guilty in meat cleaver attack

Qui Tu Truong

Qui Tu Truong

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by Jennifer Thomas

azfamily.com

Posted on October 3, 2012 at 11:05 AM

Updated Monday, Oct 8 at 2:39 PM

PHOENIX -- A man accused of attacking two people with a meat cleaver has pleaded guilty in the case.
 
Qui Tu Truong, 28, pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempting to commit first-degree murder and aggravated assault.
 
He's scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 9.

Police said Truong was angry over being fired from a Phoenix market in March 2011. They said he went to a townhome near 69th Avenue and Indian School Road and attacked two former co-workers.

Authorities said Truong wounded a 56-year-old woman and her 21-year-old nephew.

Truong fled the home after the attack but was later arrested.

 

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