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More Info on Stabbing Death

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 On February 10th, Corporal Jacob Richardson of the Wood County Sheriff's department answered a report of a stabbing at 3828 FM 2869. Kevin Slayton had been stabbed in the back. Sgt. Kelly Cole was called to the scene to investigate. Slayton died as a result of the stabbing. Jerry Owens and Slayton had been in an argument. Owens sustained some injuries and was taken to the Quitman ER by his girlfriend. Owens had an outstanding warrant out of Wood County and was arrested. Kandy Boyd, who was also at the scene, was also arrested for an outstanding warrant out of Upshur County.

The report states that, as a result of the investigation, Adam Stanley Brown was arrested for manslaughter. A person commits an offense if he recklessly causes the death of an individual. This offense is a second degree felony.

The investigation into the circumstances of the stabbing is continuing. Authorities were awaiting the medical examiner's report and the results also of DNA evidence. Brown was released on a $15,000 bond.


Last Updated on Friday, 01 May 2009 13:59  

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