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Man charged with murder after reported stabbing in Texas

Feb 15, 2018 | Violent Crimes

In moments of anger, despair or other strong emotions, many people do not think clearly. As a result, they may act out of character and carry out actions that could harm other people. In some cases, these events are serious, and a person could end up facing charges for murder or other allegations.

It was recently reported that a man in Texas is currently facing such a predicament. Reports stated that a group of individuals were conducting a religious gathering at a home when a man reportedly took out a knife and allegedly began stabbing some of the other individuals. The man was reported as being 28 years old and was apparently a member of the church.

Purportedly, the man used the knife to stab the minister and another individual before two other congregants tried to restrain the man. The two latter parties both reportedly suffered cuts during their attempts. One of them was reported as being 61 years old, and he died as a result of his stab injuries. The other stabbing victim was considered to be in serious condition. As a result, the man is currently facing charges for murder and aggravated assault.

As most individuals know, murder charges are among the most serious allegations that a person could face. The man allegedly involved in this Texas incident will certainly want to determine how to address the charges brought against him. As with any incident involving criminal allegations, the man has the right to create and present a defense against the charges if he wishes to do so.

Source:, “Police arrest suspect in fatal stabbing at Texas church gathering“, Anna Giaritelli, Feb. 8, 2018