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East Palo Alto man gets 16 years in prison for stabbing boyfriend

 

An East Palo Alto man entered a no-contest plea to a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge on Friday and was sentenced to 16 years in state prison for stabbing his boyfriend in January, prosecutors said.

David Yun, 30, also admitted to prior felony robbery convictions.

The San Mateo County court allowed him to apply more than five years of credit in time served to his 16-year sentence.

Yun was accused of stabbing his 34-year-old partner, who he had been living with for more than a year. They had an argument over their finances that turned violent, prosecutors said.

On Jan. 13, witnesses observed Yun wielding a knife and chasing the victim through an apartment complex's parking lot in the 400 block of East O'Keefe Street, prosecutors said.

Yun eventually fled, prosecutors said, leaving a bleeding victim who had been stabbed multiple times.

The victim suffered from collapsed lungs but survived after being treated at Stanford Hospital.

Yun is being held in custody without bail. He will be back in court on Nov. 6 for a restitution hearing.

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