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Virginia Man Faces 2 Felonies for Hotel Stabbing

Updated: 06/30/2014 11:20 PM
Created: 06/30/2014 11:17 PM WDIO.com

A Virginia man is charged with two counts of felony assault for allegedly stabbing another man near the collarbone, and nicking his trachea. 

According to the criminal complaint, 52-year-old Irving McLeod, Jr. stabbed James Dethloff on Friday evening at the Third Avenue Hotel, located at 201 North Third Avenue. 

Police say the two men had been drinking together in two hotel rooms before the alleged stabbing was reported just before 5:20 p.m. 

In the complaint, police say that surveillance video shows Mcleod entering a hotel room and then Dethloff leaving that room grabbing at his throat. 

Police allege that before reading McLeod his Miranda Rights he told a responding officer, "I won't just stab him once and call ya. I won't call ya next time. I'll just leave him to die."

Combined, the two charges carry a maximum penalty of 17 years.

Irving McLeod, Jr.

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