Parolee arraigned in stabbings of girlfriend, 2 kids

Oralandar Brand-Williams
The Detroit News

Detroit — A 33-year-old parolee was charged Thursday with stabbing his girlfriend and her three children during a home invasion Tuesday.

Jeremiah Edwards was formally arraigned Thursday on charges of home invasion, three counts of assault with intent to murder, one count of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, three counts of felonious assault and one count of domestic violence assault and battery in connection with stabbing.

His next court date is March 20 for a probable cause hearing on the charges. A preliminary examination for Edwards is scheduled for March 27. He was being held in theWayne County Jail.

According to Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, Edwards came to the home of his 34-year-old girlfriend around 11:05 p.m. and hit the woman in the eye. When she asked him to leave the residence, Edwards allegedly forced his way back into the home and stabbed a girl in the forehead.

The attack occurred at about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday at a home in the 14000 blockof Santa Rosa.

Officials said he also stabbed a teen boy in the house in the shoulder. Edwards is accused of then running up to his girlfriend and stabbing her in the hand and then stabbing a male in the stomach.

Another child in the home was allegedly assaulted, but not stabbed, by Edwards.

Edwards was hit by one of the females in the house with a shovel. He fled on foot from the house. He was arrested in a nearby alley in the 14000 block of Santa Rosa. The victims were taken to the hospital where they were treated. He is expected to be arraigned in 36th District Court.

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