Suspected killer faces new murder charge

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The man suspected in a series of stabbings in Michigan and Virginia will be hit with more charges.

Nearly six weeks after his capture, the prosecutor in Flint, Michigan will announce more charges against Elias Abuelazam.

His defense attorney, Brian Morley, is expecting a murder charge.

Five men in the Flint area were killed and nine others were injured in a series of stabbings between spring and early August.

Abuelazam is also a suspect in two stabbings and a hammer attack in northern Virginia.

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