A Peoria man, accused of killing an acquaintance last month, pleaded NOT GUILTY Thursday. 42 year old Justin Cervantes is facing two counts of murder for the October 6th stabbing death of Sven Mundt. The coroner says Mundt, the city's 12th homicide victim of the year, died of multiple stab wounds including defensive wounds to his arms. Court records indicate Cervantes has a criminal record dating back to the 1980'a and has done time for armed robbery and burglary. Cervantes is back in court December 9th.
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