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Man admits to killing woman, stabbing man in Palm Beach County

Posted at 8:59 AM, Dec 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 04:46:37-05

A man was arrested after confessing to killing a woman and stabbing a man on Friday night.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 6000 block of 18th Street South in suburban West Palm Beach and found a deceased victim.

The victim is identified as 32-year-old Elda Enrique-Linares. She was located in a neighbor's yard, dead from apparent stab wounds.

At the same time, deputies in Greenacres were responding to a stabbing report at a store located across the street from Casa Del Monte.

The investigation revealed that the two stabbings were related.

According to deputies, the suspect, 47-year-old Edvin Pineda-Salazar, admitted to stabbing both victims.

He was arrested and charged with premeditated first-degree murder and attempted premeditated first-degree murder.

Pineda-Salazar appeared before a judge on Sunday and is being held without bond.