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Paducah man arrested for stabbing a woman

According to police, officers found that a 62-year-old female had been stabbed, along with...
According to police, officers found that a 62-year-old female had been stabbed, along with 62-year-old Donald Lassiter.(McCracken County Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 4:48 PM CDT
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PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - On Thursday, McCracken County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a man for stabbing a woman in the face and arm.

According to police, officers found that a 62-year-old female had been stabbed, along with 62-year-old Donald Lassiter.

Lassiter also had stab wounds.

It appears, from the officers’ investigation, that Lassiter stabbed the woman after she refused to pay for a cab ride for Lassiter. During the struggle for the knife, Lassiter was stabbed.

Both Lassiter and the victim were taken to a hospital for treatment. Afterwards Lassiter was taken into custody.

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office received assistance from the Paducah Police Department and the Mercy Regional Ambulance Service.

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