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Lincoln Co. investigates double stabbing


TOWN OF BIRCH (WAOW) -- The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has taken one person into custody and continues to investigate a double stabbing that took place on Wednesday in the Town of Birch.

Around 7:00 PM a 911 caller reported that two people had been stabbed at a residence on Donovan Drive and the suspect was going to a home on Champagne Street in the City of Merrill.

Merrill Police arrived at the home minutes later and found a disturbance in progress.  They took Larry Wayne Kidder, 30, into custody for violating terms of his probation.

The victims, a male, 50, and a woman, 49, were eventually treated and released for multiple stab wounds.

Kidder is in the Lincoln County Jail on a probation violation charge. He is expected to have a bond hearing on Friday in Lincoln County Court, Deputies are referring charges to the district attorney including one count of attempted first degree intentional homicide, reckless injury and reckless endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon.

The Merrill Police Department continues to investigate the incident on Champagne Street in the City of Merrill and additional charges could be issued.

Online Reporter:  Cami Mountain

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