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UPDATE: One Man Arrested After Stabbing Another Person

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UPDATE: One Person arrested after stabbing a victim at Willbrian Apartments.

On Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 1:38 a.m. the Beckley Police Department responded to WillbrianApartments located at 510 Ewart Avenue in reference to a stabbing that had just occurred.  Patrol Officers arrived on-scene within minutes and located the victim, a (62) sixty-two-year-old B/M with a severe laceration in his abdominal region.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where he remains in stable condition.  

The suspect, Troy Cheese, 53, was arrested near the scene and has been charged with Malicious Wounding.  Cheese is currently in the Southern Regional Jail pending additional court proceeding under a 50,000 dollar bond.

Detective Sgt. Pannell and Detective Cpl. Stewart led the investigation.  The Detectives Bureau was assisted by crime-scene specialist from the Beckley Police Department’s Crime Scene Response Team.

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BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Two stabbings occurred early Saturday morning in Beckley.

Accodring to Dispact, the first call came in of a stabbing at around 1:30 am at Willbrian Apartments.

The second stabbing call came in at around 5:15am on G Street.

Beckley Police and Jan Care responded to the scenes. Both victims were transported to the Hosptial. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Beckley Police is investigating both incidents and it’s unclear if they are both related at this time.

Stay with WOAY NewsWatch for further updates on this developing story.



Tyler Barker

Tyler is the Chief Meteorologist & Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. You can find him weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 pm on WOAY-TV. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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