Ohio prosecutor says man indicted in apartment stabbings

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CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio prosecutor says a 20-year-old man has been indicted on murder charges in a stabbing attack that killed one man and wounded four children in a suburban Cincinnati apartment.

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters (DEE’-turs) says Akihiko (AH-KEE’-shee-oh) Clayton would face the death penalty if convicted of charges that include aggravated murder. Deters announced the grand jury action Wednesday.

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Springdale police say Clayton was recently arrested in northern Kentucky on unrelated robbery-kidnapping charges. A Kenton-Campbell County public defender says a judge entered a not guilty plea for Clayton in that case. He had no comment on the Hamilton County charges.

Police responding to 911 calls early July 2 say they found a man who had been fatally stabbed, with four children seriously injured.

 

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