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Norton man accused of stabbing wife, self

Staff report • Aug 28, 2018 at 9:35 PM

NORTON — A Norton man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after allegedly stabbing his wife and himself on Tuesday.

According to reports, Norton police were called to Hillside Apartments on 9th Street at around 2 p.m. The woman, who has not been identified by name, was allegedly stabbed by her husband, Jonathan Eric Smith. She was transported from a Norton hospital to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport for treatment.

Smith was also being treated for allegedly self-inflicted stab wounds.

No other information was available late Tuesday.

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