Tag: stabbing

Teen stabbed multiple times in church parking lot

| June 6, 2010 | 1 Comment



WEST VALLEY CITY — A teenage boy was stabbed nearly a dozen times Sunday morning in an LDS Church parking lot. Police are now trying to track down the attacker. Police say the stabbing happened around 5 a.m. on the north side of the church at 3450 S. 6400 West. The 16-year-old was able to […]




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Woman stabbed outside Phoenix church calls priest a hero

| May 13, 2010 | 1 Comment



PHOENIX – Annie Conway is recovering at her Phoenix home, thankful to have survived a terrifying attack outside the church where she works. Conway said she was unlocking the gates at Sacred Heart Church, near 12th Street and Buckeye Road, when a stranger approached and stabbed her multiple times. She said she was stabbed in […]




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Russian priest stabbed to death in home

| May 6, 2010 | 0 Comments



MOSCOW, May 5 (UPI) — A priest was fatally stabbed in the central Russian republic of Chuvashia, the second clergyman killed there in two weeks, officials said. A monk of St. Michael the Archangel church in the city of Cheboksary was found in his home with multiple knife wounds, RIA Novosti reported Wednesday. Police are […]




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U.S. Priest Slain in Venezuela

| April 30, 2010 | 0 Comments



CARACAS – The Venezuelan Attorney General’s Office said it is investigating the death of a U.S. Catholic priest whose body was found with stab wounds Thursday morning inside a parish house in the eastern state of Bolivar. The Rev. Esteban Woods, 68, of Vancouver, Washington, had been serving as a priest in Venezuela for eight […]




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Tourist stabs police, priests in Old City church

| April 25, 2010 | 0 Comments



Jerusalem – An Israeli policeman shot and seriously wounded a British tourist after he drew a knife on officers and priests at Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, police said on Saturday. "The man in his 40s was seriously wounded by shots from a policeman on Friday evening after he attempted to stab priests and […]




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Man accused of stabbing priest, woman was after baptism record

| April 17, 2010 | 0 Comments



Court records revealed further details Friday involving the man who is accused of stabbing two people on Thursday at a Catholic church in Phoenix. Carlos Miguel Manriquez, 50, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of stabbing a church employee and a Catholic priest at Sacred Heart Church, near 12th Street and Buckeye Road. Records showed that […]




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Phoenix priest called a hero for helping stabbed woman

| April 16, 2010 | 0 Comments



The daughter of a Phoenix parish worker stabbed at her church Thursday morning says a priest sacrificed his own safety to save her mother. "The attacker went for her first," said Darlene Rodriguez, whose mother suffered wounds to her stomach, chest and arms. "But the priest pushed him away and fell on top of her […]




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Police identify suspect in stabbing of Phoenix priest, woman

| April 15, 2010 | 0 Comments



PHOENIX – Police have identified a man accused of stabbing a priest and church worker outside a Phoenix church Thursday morning. Carlos Miguel Manriquez, 50, will be booked into the Maricopa County Jail on two charges of aggravated assault, according to Phoenix police spokesman Luis Samudio. Samudio said the stabbing occurred near 12th Street and […]




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PD: Priest, woman seriously hurt in Phoenix church stabbing

| April 15, 2010 | 0 Comments



PHOENIX – Two people are in serious condition after being stabbed outside a Phoenix church on Thursday morning. Luis Samudio with the Phoenix Police Department said the stabbing occurred in the area of 12th Street and Buckeye around 8:30 a.m. A woman was reportedly unlocking gates at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church when someone approached […]




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Man gets 12 years for stabbing priest

| March 14, 2010 | 0 Comments



SAN ANGELO, Texas — A man accused of stabbing a Sinton priest took a plea deal for 12 years in prison, about a week before he was set to stand trial. Father Shaji Varghese, who was stabbed nearly 20 times, sat at the back of the courtroom as the judge sentenced David Rodriguez for aggravated […]




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Sinton Priest Speaks About Attacker’s Sentence

| March 14, 2010 | 0 Comments



SINTON–A man charged with stabbing a priest plead guilty in a San Patricio County courtroom. The judge sentenced him to 12 years in prison. The stabbing happened about ten months ago and shocked many in the Coastal Bend. All along, the priest has said he forgives his attacker, who is also a former parishoner. "I've […]




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Man accused of stabbing Sinton priest will stand trial

| January 27, 2010 | 1 Comment



CORPUS CHRISTI — SINTON — After about seven hours of testimony, a jury took seven minutes to determine that a man accused of stabbing a priest is competent to stand trial. David Rodriguez is accused in a May incident in which the Rev. Shaji F. Varghese was repeatedly stabbed while standing in the side doorway […]




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Alabama woman charged with attempted murder in church parking lot stabbing

| December 18, 2009 | 0 Comments



ELKMONT, Ala. (AP) — Limestone County authorities say an Elkmont woman is charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of her common-law husband in a church parking lot. Limestone County Sheriff's Chief Investigator Stanley McNatt says 37-year-old Frances Vernell Thompson is charged in the stabbing of 45-year-old Anthony "Glen" Brown. A Huntsville Hospital spokeswoman says […]




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Man accused of stabbing Sinton priest set for competency hearing

| December 14, 2009 | 0 Comments



SINTON — A jury will hear testimony Jan. 25 to determine whether a man accused of stabbing a Sinton priest is competent to stand trial. David Rodriguez, 36, was indicted by a San Patricio grand jury in July on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge related to an attack on the Rev. Shaji […]




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Police: Man Who Stabbed Rev. Arrested

| December 14, 2009 | 0 Comments



HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. — The man who police said they believe stabbed a Highland Park pastor during an August home invasion was arrested this week in Jefferson County, Ala. Wesley Mclemore, 41, is awaiting extradition. He will be transported back to Michigan to face charges in connection with the critical stabbing of Rev. Kevin Rambsy. […]




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