Man charged with first-degree murder in stabbing death of 17-year-old girl

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

REDMOND — A 25-year-old man who allegedly stabbed and killed a 17-year-old girl earlier this month in Redmond has been charged with first-degree murder.

Daniel J. Haggart, 25, faces charges stemming from the July 18 stabbing that left Cara Neil dead.

Initially, Haggart was charged with attempted murder has Neil fought for her life in the hospital with stab wounds to the chest. She died a week after the stabbing, and the King County Prosecutor’s Office amended the charges.

Police said the stabbing following an argument between Haggart and Neil, his girlfriend.

Haggart remains in jail on $1 million bail. He is set to appear in court on Aug. 6.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment

  • Christa

    “…argument between haggart and Neil, his girlfriend”
    I don’t know if that’s a typo or what cos they weren’t boyfriend and girlfriend. His girlfriend was involved in the argument though.