Murder Suspect from Santa Rosa Pleads No-Contest

A man from Santa Rosa, accused of a brutal stabbing in 2019, has pleaded no-contest to a murder charge. Carlos Martinez-Carceres is accused of stabbing his suspected marijuana dealer 35 times at the victim’s home in Santa Rosa. The victim, a 55-year-old man, had 23 stab wounds on his neck. Martinez-Carceres is facing 15-years-to-life in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for June 22nd.