PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a stabbing attack at a southern West Virginia home left one man dead, three injured and one arrested.
Mercer County Sheriff’s Cpl. M.S. Horn told the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that 31-year-old Eric Bent was charged with second-degree murder and three counts of malicious wounding in Saturday morning’s attack.READ MORE: Eviction Moratorium Update: With CDC Extension Unlikely, What Will Happen To Renters?
Horn said all five men were a home that belonged to one of the victims and it appeared an altercation took place over drugs that led to the stabbing.READ MORE: Whitehall Man Who Threatened To Attack CIA Pleads Guilty To Gun, Explosive Charges
Bent was taken to the Southern Regional Jail.
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