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Man, 29, charged with stabbing mother, stepfather

George Hunter
The Detroit News

Madison Heights — A 29-year-old man who is in jail for allegedly stabbing his mother and stepfather last week likely will have his assault charges upped to murder after his stepfather died Tuesday. 

Christopher McKinney is being held in the Oakland County Jail on $510,000 bond. He is charged with assault with intent to commit murder in connection with the alleged Dec. 11 stabbing of his mother, 66, and stepfather, 71.

Christopher McKinney

"“There was an argument that escalated," Madison Heights police Lt. Michael Siladke said. "A knife was brought out, and the two victims were stabbed."

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