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Ohio man charged with the stabbing deaths of ex-girlfriend and two children

January 13, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Ohio man charged with the stabbing deaths of ex-girlfriend and two children

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police have charged an Ohio man who for the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend and two children, after forcing his way into her apartment early Tuesday. The suspect was critically injured after having a knife fight with the victim’s current boyfriend

Authorities said officers were summoned to an apartment complex in Columbus just before 1:30 a.m. and discovered the bodies of the woman and two children, who were already dead and two injured men, both had sustained stab wounds.

The slain woman was identified as Erveena Hammonds, 32, along with her two daughters, Anaesia Green, age 10 and 7-year-old Breya Hammonds.

According to Police Sgt. Richard Weiner, Wendell Louis Callahan, 35, showed up at the apartment, forced his way in and allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend Hammonds and both children. Her current boyfriend Curtis Smith showed up, and a physical altercation ensued between the two men.

“Officers followed a blood trail and found what appears to be the suspect with multiple stab wounds,” Weiner said.

Callahan is charged with three counts of murder and remains hospitalized in critical condition. Doctors treated Miller at a local hospital for minor injuries and later released, police said.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the tragic incident.

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