26 Oct 2012

Former American Samoa student pleads guilty to stabbing

7:57 am on 26 October 2012

A former college student in American Samoa has pled guilty in connecting with the stabbing of another student last year.

Petita La'ititi was a student at the American Samoa Community College when he used a pocket knife to stab in April last year another student in the back.

La'ititi was charged with second degree assault, to which he pled guilty, as part of the plea agreement with prosecutor.

When sentenced next month, he faces 5 years in prison, a $5,000 fine or both.