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Murder trial for Dakota City woman delayed for sixth time

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Melissa Camargo-Flores is charged with the murder of Kenia Alvarez-Flores of Sioux City.

DAKOTA CITY, Nebraska (KITV)- The trial for a Dakota City, Nebraska, woman who is charged with murder has been pushed back for the sixth time.

Melissa Camargo-Flores is charged with the 2018 murder of 24-year-old Kenia Alvarez-Flores of Sioux City.

Camargo-Flores' trial was set to start March 3rd, but will be reset.

A new trial date has not been decided, but it will take place sometime in the month of August.

On April 8th, 2018, police were called to a fatal stabbing outside of the victim's home in the 1200 block of West 14th Street shortly before 8 a.m.

Alvarez-Flores was taken to MercyOne Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

Later, Camargo-Flores was found in the area of 16th and Douglas Street, with bloody gloves and a bloody knife.

According to court documents, in a post-Miranda interview, she admitted to stabbing Alvarez-Flores.

Xava Parra

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