EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSSTABBING ARREST
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Woman Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Boyfriend In The Back
Reported by: Bob Aaron
Web Producer: Kallie Cart
Also Contributing: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Aug. 20, 2012 10:23 AM EDT
Updated: Aug. 21, 2012 9:46 AM EDT
Chelyan , Kanawha County , West Virginia
Deputies have arrested the woman they say stabbed a man in the back in Kanawha County Monday morning.
Sarah E. Halstead, 28, of Foster is charged with malicious wounding, according to a news release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies say Halstead stabbed Jason Eric Hall, 35, inside his home on Cordell Court in Chelyan.
Initially, deputies thought that the stabbing had occurred during a home invasion, but Hall then told authorities that Halstead was his girlfriend and that she had stabbed him during an argument, the release said.
Detectives arrested Halstead in Boone County. She is currently in the South Central Regional Jail and will be arraigned on Tuesday.
Kanawha County Sheriff's deputies say they have a suspect in an early morning stabbing that happened in Chelyan.
35-year-old Jason Hall was stabbed in the back inside his home on Cordell Court. He told police he woke up to a man standing over him. Police say they do not believe the stabbing was random.
Investigators believe they know who is responsible and hope to make an arrest soon.
A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being stabbed in the back by an intruder.
Kanawha County sheriff's deputies say it happened at a home on Cordell Court, a mobile home park in Chelyan about 2:30 a.m. Monday. Deputies say an intruder forced his way into the man's home and used a knife from the house to stab the victim.
Neighbors say the victim is a former corrections officer. Neighbors also say the area is usually quiet and they are surprised by the violence.
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