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Glendale man convicted of stabbing girlfriend multiple times

August 31, 2010 |  7:38 am

A 48-year-old Glendale man was found guilty Monday of second-degree murder for stabbing his girlfriend to death.

Susan Kim The sanity phase of the trial also began Monday to determine whether Soo Duk Kim was sane when he killed Susan Kim, 45, on Dec. 16, 2007.

Susan Kim was found dead from multiple wounds to her upper torso in her Raymond Avenue home. Immediately after her death, Soo Duk Kim fled and hid in a Koreatown motel, where police arrested him.

During the trial, Soo Duk Kim's attorney, James Bisnow, told jurors that his client had a hallucination, which was the result of being a "schizoaffective disorder bipolar-type," before killing Susan Kim.

Read the full Glendale News-Press story here.

-- Veronica Rocha, Times Community News

Photo: Susan Kim. Credit: California Department of Motor Vehicles