Arrest made in serial stabber case

Posted by Iva Radman – email

FLINT, MI (WWBT) - There has been an arrest in the serial stabbing case. Around 6:30am on Thursday police near Flint, Michigan announced they have a man in custody in connection to the serial stabbing case.

A station out of Detroit is reporting the suspect was arrested Wednesday in Atlanta. He is connected to 20 stabbings, including three violent attacks in Leesburg. Five men were killed.

Detectives say the stabbings were racially motivated because almost all of his targets were African-American men.

Police in Michigan plan to have a news conference later in the morning. Leesburg Police are holding a news conference as well.

We will bring you new information as soon as it becomes available.

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