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Mother, son repeatedly stabbed by neighbor
San Jacinto News- Times

POINT BLANK – A Point Blank man has been charged on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after repeatedly stabbing a mother and her son. Marron Douglas Ritchey Jr., 41, was arrested for stabbing Shawn Kain multiple times in the arms and back, while his mother, Shirley Kain, sustained severe lacerations to her hand, according to Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace Beth Sewell. The mother and son were fl own to Hermann Memorial Hospital where they remain in stable condition at this time, according to the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Department. Giving a report of the incident, Sheriff James Walters said deputies, Department of Public Safety Troopers and medical personnel responded to a residence on Governor Wood Drive in Point Blank for an aggravated assault that had just occurred during a physical disturbance on Friday, Dec. 10 at about 11 p.m. When deputies arrived at the scene, Ritchey had fl ed into the woods but was located a short time later and taken into custody, Walters said. Ritchey is being held in the San Jacinto County Jail on $100,000 bond.

 

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