Washington man pleads guilty to killing Sikh cab driver
SANDPOINT, Idaho — A Washington man accused in the stabbing death of a Washington cabdriver in northern Idaho pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Nov. 9. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that prosecutors have dropped their pursuit of the death penalty as part of the plea deal 21-year-old Jacob Corban Coleman. Police say Coleman in August 2017 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 the Indian American cab driver, who died at the scene.A two-day sentencing hearing for Coleman is scheduled for Jan.