Woman Convicted in 2007 Stabbing
Palm Springs woman convicted of manslaughter in 2007 killing of Howard Villaneuva Video by kmir6.comvideo
INDIO - Candace Duran was found guilty of manslaughter in the 2007 stabbing death of handyman Howard Villaneuva.
Jurors chose the lesser charge instead of the prosecution's request that Duran be convicted on murder charges.
Duran claims she was attacked by Villaneuva in her Palm Desert home in 2007, and the she was defending herself with a knife, stabbing Villaneuva multiple times in the process.
Sentencing for set for May 14th.