Suspect pleads not guilty in girlfriend's grisly death

Mirror staff reports:

A Federal Way man has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend.

Kenneth Mace, 29, was arraigned Wednesday morning at the Regional Justice Center in Kent. He is accused of stabbing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Melinda O'Meara, more than 100 times on July 6 at the Camelot Square Mobile Home Park on South 288th Street.

Mace remains in jail on $2 million bail. His case setting hearing is scheduled for Sept. 17 at the King County Courthouse.

To learn more about the case, click here.


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