Plea change hearing set for Mason City man accused of stabbing rommate

MASON CITY — A plea change hearing has been scheduled for a Mason City man accused of stabbing his roommate.

30-year-old Felix Hernandez is accused of stabbing his roommate in the stomach causing serious injury at their home in the 300 block of 2nd Street Northwest late on the night of November 28th. Hernandez was charged with one count of willful injury causing serious injury, a Class C felony punishable by up to ten years in prison.

Hernandez had filed a written plea of not guilty earlier this month with this trial scheduled to start today, but court records show a plea change hearing has now been scheduled for February 21st in Cerro Gordo County District Court.