Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Area Man

A 22-year-old man is behind bars for the stabbing death of another local man, police said.

Keano Munoz
Keano Munoz Photo Credit: Beacon Police Department

Keano Munoz of Beacon was arrested on Saturday, May 18, for the stabbing death of Richard Viera, 55, of Beacon, said Beacon Police Det. Sgt. Jason Johnson.

Viera was found when Beacon Police responded to South Davies Terrace around 8 p.m. on Saturday, Johnson said.

He was transported to St. Luke's Hospital before being transferred to Westchester Medical Center where he later died from his injuries, he added.

Munoz was charged with manslaughter and is being held on $150,000 cash/$300,000 bond at the Dutchess County Jail.

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