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Teen suspect arrested in ‘love triangle’ stabbing

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An Oxnard teen remained in Madera County Jail on Wednesday after his arrest for allegedly stabbing a Coarsegold man over a shared love interest, authorities said.

Lance Sinklier Jr., 19, was arrested Sunday during a traffic stop in Oakhurst for his alleged involvement in the crime.

According to reports made to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office, Sinklier sent a text message Saturday to the 23-year-old victim — whose name was not released — that challenged him to a fight over the girl.

The two men were to meet one-on-one at a location on Kennedy Road in Coarsegold, according to the sheriff’s office...


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