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Washington state man denies northern Idaho killing

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SANDPOINT, Idaho -

A Washington state man is denying that he stabbed and killed a Washington state cabdriver in northern Idaho.
  
The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 20-year-old Jacob Corban Coleman of Puyallup on Monday pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in 1st District Court.
  
Police say Coleman in late August called a cab and 22-year-old Gagandeep Singh of Spokane picked him up at Spokane International Airport.
  
Authorities say Coleman told police he became homicidal and bought a knife during a stop at a store.
  
Singh stopped in Kootenai, Idaho, when it became clear Coleman didn't have a destination. Police say Coleman then stabbed Singh, who died at the scene.
  
An autopsy report says Singh had been stabbed as many as 27 times.
  
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Information from: Bonner County (Idaho) Daily Bee, http://www.bonnercountydailybee.com

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