Suspect in Two Rivers stabbing related to victim

Published 04/28 2014 04:32PM

Updated 04/28 2014 08:40PM

Suspect in Two Rivers fatal stabbing
Suspect in Two Rivers fatal stabbing
MANITOWOC, COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) - The suspect in Sunday's deadly stabbing in Two Rivers made his first appearance in Manitowoc County Court Monday afternoon.

The court commissioner set a $250,000 cash bail for Jesse Moreno Jr., 54. The district attorney's office is expected to file First Degree Intentional Homicide charges later this week.

Moreno is accused of stabbing Koyoko Perry, 34, after a fight outside of a car early Sunday morning. Police said Perry got back into the car and tried to drive away, but he lost consciousness and crashed into some parked vehicles. He later died at a local hospital.

Police said Moreno is married to Perry's mother. They are not yet releasing, however, any information about what could have lead up to the altercation.

"It is the most serious crime in the state of Wisconsin, First Degree Intentional Homicide," explained Joseph Collins, Police Chief of Two Rivers. "And with his situations where he has not shown up for court when he was scheduled to do so in other circumstances."

An autopsy was conducted Monday. The results have not yet been released. In court, the district attorney did say the victim suffered stab wounds to his chest.

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