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Police Arrest Suspect in Rhode Island Double Stabbing



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    Police have arrested a suspect in a bloody double stabbing in Central Falls, Rhode Island, over the weekend.

    The 26-year-old suspect is charged with domestic assault with a deadly weapon and assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the stabbings at a multifamily home just before 4 a.m. Sunday.

    Officers dispatched to the Summer Street residence discovered a 42-year-old man suffering from stab wounds to the left side of his neck, chest and lower back. A 33-year-old man who was stabbed in his right hand was also found at the scene.

    The victims are in the hospital in stable condition.

    A witness told police that the assailant lives in an upstairs apartment. Police say officers followed a trail of blood to the suspect. 

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