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Daniel Dieters Arrested for Alleged Love Triangle Stabbing Murder of Roy Kauwe in Rohnert Park

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A Rohnert Park man has been arrested for an alleged love triangle slaying on Thursday night, a Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety sergeant said. Daniel Dieters, 25, called police around 11:10 p.m. Thursday to report he had just killed his friend, identified as 22-year-old Roy Kauwe, who lived with him. Dieters was waiting in the parking lot of the Edgewood Apartments in the 400 block of Laguna Drive in Rohnert Park when police arrived, Sgt. Jeff Justice said.

In the apartment police found Kauwe dead of multiple stab wounds in the neck area and a knife near his body, Justice said. It’s not yet known if the knife was the murder weapon. Police also contacted a 23-year-old woman who is associated with Kauwe and Dieters outside the apartment, Justice said. Dieters was taken into custody and the woman was brought to the public safety department for questioning, Justice said. The woman said she arrived at the apartment just before Dieters called 911, Justice said.

Police learned the murder occurred during a dispute over a relationship both Dieters and Kauwe had with the woman, and Dieters gave police an account of what happened before he called 911. Dieters was booked in the Sonoma County jail for homicide, and the woman was released after she was interviewed, Justice said. Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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