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Salem man arraigned in attack on mother

January 24, 2014

LISBON — A Salem man accused of stabbing his mother several times during an alleged attack in her home last week was arraigned Thursday morning in Columbiana County Municipal Court....

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Jan-25-14 9:19 AM

Keep that in mind the next time a person shows up to a gun fight with a knife ,:)

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Jan-25-14 3:51 AM

They can only charge him with what the evidence allows. There are factors the investigators were probably looking at. They were in an argument, it was argument that she participated in with verbal threats and did she have an avenue of escape. It is a he said, she said. It is hard to prove attempted murder.

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Jan-25-14 12:59 AM

Its possible that the grand jury may have other ideas for what he should be charged with after they hear the case.

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Jan-25-14 12:55 AM

The prosecutor's office probably figured they had an easy, slam-dunk case if they charged under the lesser offense.

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Jan-24-14 1:44 PM

He'll never even do 8. He'll probably do 2 or 3. I just can't understand it, especially when his mom says he said he was going to kill her. And then on top of that he tried to kill himself. Seems like pretty clear cut attempted murder to me, not felonious assault.

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Jan-24-14 11:48 AM

eight years?Grant your right.

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Jan-24-14 10:13 AM

Justice the American way.

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Jan-24-14 8:15 AM

Can someone explain to me why he isn't being charged with attempted murder?

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