Category: stabbing

Woman Walking Her Dog in Atlanta Park Stabbed to Death

ATLANTA—A woman who was walking her dog in one of Atlanta’s most popular parks has been stabbed to death, authorities said. Katherine Janness, 40, was found dead in Piedmont Park around 1 a.m. Wednesday, police said. Her dog had also been killed. Authorities are searching for a suspect. Police on Wednesday released a photo of […]

Mali’s President Says He Was Unharmed in Stabbing Attempt

BAMAKO, Mali—Mali’s interim President Assimi Goita said he was unharmed after a man tried to stab him Tuesday at the Grand Mosque in the capital amid celebrations for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Goita, a special forces colonel who staged two coups within nine months to become the transitional leader, spoke to the West […]

Afghan Man Gets Life for March Stabbing Rampage in Sweden

COPENHAGEN, Denmark—A 22-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker was convicted Wednesday of attempted murder and sentenced to life imprisonment for a knife attack that injured seven people in a southern Swedish town earlier this year. Tamin Sultani was shot by police and arrested after an 18-minute rampage on March 3. Investigators who dismissed terrorism as a motive charged […]