Father accused of fatally stabbing 3 sons in South Los Angeles makes 1st court appearance

Luiz Fuentes, 33, appears in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.

The father charged with stabbing his three children to death in South Los Angeles will remain behind bars until his next arraignment date.

Luiz Fuentes, 33, appeared in a downtown L.A. courtroom Wednesday morning for a third arraignment attempt, but it was once again postponed.

Fuentes' attorneys insist their client has health problems. He appeared in court in a wheelchair.

The judge ordered Fuentes be held without bail until the new arraignment, set for Oct.7. He faces three murder counts in the deaths of his young sons.

Luigi, Juan and Alexander Fuentes were allegedly fatally stabbed by their father, Luiz Fuentes, in the 300 block of E. 32nd Street in South Los Angeles on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015


The bodies of Luigi, Alex and Juan Fuentes were found in an SUV near Dolores Huerta Elementary School on Sept. 9.

If convicted, Fuentes faces the death penalty.
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