Jury trial postponed for Logan man accused of attempted murder

Odilon F. Castulo-Guzman, 41, accused of attempted murder, a first-degree felony and two charges of obstructing justice, both second-degree felonies.

LOGAN — The four-day jury trial for a 41-year-old Logan man, accused of attempted murder has been postponed until August. Odilon F. Castulo-Guzman is accused of allegedly stabbing a man during a fight last fall.

According to deputies, Castulo-Guzman stabbed a 51-year-old Franklin, Idaho man during the fight in Amalga on October 14. The altercation was reported around 8:15 p.m. near 2350 West 6550 North at Sugar Park. The victim was taken by ambulance to Logan Regional Hospital with a stab wound to the chest.

The defendant was charged with attempted murder, a first-degree felony and two charges of obstructing justice, both second-degree felonies. He was arrested and booked into the Cache County Jail and later released after posting $40,000 bail.

During a pretrial conference Monday morning, state attorney Jacob Gordon told 1st District Court Judge Thomas Willmore that prosecutors had several witnesses who could not appear for the original scheduled trial, March 18.

Judge Willmore set a new trial date to begin August 16. He ordered Castulo-Guzman to appear again in court July 18 for a final pretrial conference.

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