Viejas man gets 10 years in prison for fatal stabbing
Thursday, October 9, 2003

A member of the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians of California was sentenced to 10 years in prison for a fatal stabbing.

Hank Banegas, the nephew of former chairman Steven TeSam, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. He was charged with killing Faitamai "Fai" Tauanuu after a concert last October.

TeSam reportedly got into a fight with youths after the concert.

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Viejas man sentenced to 10 years for fatal stabbing (The San Diego Union-Tribune 10/8)\

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