Abdu Delgado

Defendants Pedro Santos Mora and Abdu Rai Delgado, who were ordered to go to trial in the 2016 fatal stabbing of Luis Alberto Castaneira, pleaded not guilty and denied all special allegations during their re-arraignment Thursday morning  at the Santa Maria Superior Court. Castaneira was killed during a confrontation Sept. 10, 2016, that occurred outside a home believed to be associated with Northwest Santa Maria gang members in the 900 block of West McElhaney Avenue.