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Man accused of cutting child's throat


A Marble Hill man is accused of using a knife to cut a child's throat.

William O. Chasteen is charged with domestic assault 1st, endangering the welfare of a child 1st, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon, and abuse of a child.

The juvenile told police that Chasteen had cut his throat with a knife, pushed him against a wall, and hit his chest.

According to the probable cause statement, Chasteen admitted he had some beers with his friend the night of the alleged incident.

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