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Princess Cruising => Princess News & Princess Chatter => Topic started by: Host Mike on August 23, 2017, 03:35:06 PM

Title: Emerald Princess Murder Cabin Emerald Princess D726
Post by: Host Mike on August 23, 2017, 03:35:06 PM
"Princess Cruises says Kristy Manzanares, a 39-year-old Utah woman, died in the attack that's believed to have resulted from a domestic dispute. Passengers told CBS News' Jamie Yuccas that the couple involved was traveling with a large group that included their children.

A federal search warrant affidavit says Emerald Princess security and medical personnel responded just after 9 p.m. to an incident in cabin D726, registered to guests Kenneth Manzanares and the victim."

"Kristy Manzanares was found in the cabin dead with a severe head wound, and "blood was spread throughout the room on multiple surfaces," the affidavit said.  Kenneth Manzanares was in the cabin with blood on his hands and clothing, a responding security officer told the FBI agent who signed the affidavit."

Title: Manzanares will go on trial for four weeks beginning May 20, 2019
Post by: Host Mike on August 13, 2018, 05:14:13 PM
A federal judge has scheduled a new trial date for a Utah man accused of murdering his wife aboard a cruise ship in Alaska.
Kenneth Manzanares will go on trial for four weeks beginning May 20, 2019, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess wrote in an order obtained Sunday by FOX 13."
Title: Plea Deal
Post by: Host Mike on June 25, 2019, 10:45:32 AM
"JUNEAU, Alaska, June 15, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Federal court documents suggest that attorneys in the first-degree murder case of Kenneth Manzanares — the Utah man charged in the 2017 beating death of his wife, Kristy Manzanares, on an Alaskan cruise ship — are negotiating a plea deal.

Federal court documents filed Friday and obtained by Gephardt Daily show that prosecutor Bryan Schroder, Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Alaska, has filed for a motion of “expedited consideration.”
Title: Utah man to plead guilty
Post by: Host Mike on February 04, 2020, 11:56:23 AM
"JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A Utah man has agreed to plead guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his wife during a 2017 cruise to Alaska. The plea agreement signed by Kenneth Manzanares states he and his wife, Kristy Manzanares, had been arguing about his behavior when she told him she wanted a divorce. The document states that Manzanares acknowledged hitting his wife, seeing blood, striking her again and having no memory after that. Manzanares previously pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. A change of plea hearing is scheduled for Friday."
Title: Re: Emerald Princess Murder Cabin D726
Post by: Host Mike on February 16, 2020, 06:09:15 PM
"The couple was booked into two adjoining cabins, D726 and D728, a 462-square-foot mini-suite with a seating area and balcony located on Dolphin Deck."

Title: Man sentenced in wife's beating death on Alaska cruise dies
Post by: Host Mike on July 17, 2021, 06:52:16 PM
"JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Utah man who was sentenced to 30 years in prison last month in the beating death of his wife on an Alaska cruise has died, the Alaska Department of Corrections said.

Kenneth Manzanares was in the department's custody, at a facility in Juneau, when he was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday morning, the department said in a statement. Life-saving measures were attempted but he was later pronounced dead, the department said.

Manzanares is the seventh person to die in the department's custody this year, according to the department, which said all deaths are reviewed by the Alaska State Troopers and state medical examiner's office. According to the Department of Corrections, he was 43."