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Man charged in stabbing, assault
Houston County Courier - October 2009
By Daphne Hereford
Crockett Police have charged Kenneth Eugene Griffin with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated sexual assault following an incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Oct. 7 at a residence on South Second Street.
The 42-year-old Griffin is charged with stabbing and sexually assaulting a 44-year-old woman at her home.
According to reports Griffin was at the 44-year-old woman’s home the night before and at some point she was stabbed in the neck.
Authorities said the woman was able to fight the suspect off and she escaped through a window in the home and notified authorities.
CPD Sgt. Doug King was first on the scene and notified ETMC EMS who transported the woman to ETMC Crockett for treatment of her injuries.
CPD Corporal Vince Baker investigated the case and based on evidence, that included the victim being able to identify the suspect, was able to obtain warrants for Griffin’s arrest.