18-year-old Parma man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend and her mother held on $1 million bond

PARMA, Ohio - The 18-year-old man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend and her mother in Parma Sunday night appeared in court Tuesday.

Joshua Harvey was given $1 million bond for two counts of attempted murder.

Court documents originally showed Harvey pleaded no-contest when he was arraigned Tuesday morning.  Later, court officials said Harvey had not entered a plea. His case was bound over to Cuyahoga County court. 

He was also referred to a county mental health unit for evaluation, according to court records. 

According to police, Harvey forced his way into a home in the 10000 block of Moore Drive and attacked his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend and her mother.

Police responded to the home at 9:23 p.m. after receiving a call from the teen reporting that someone was trying to kill her and her mother. 

When officers arrived, they found Harvey in the driveway with a cut to his right hand. 

The teen and 56-year-old woman were found with multiple stab wounds. 

The victims were taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment, where they are stable. 

Harvey was also taken to MetroHealth Medical Center. He was treated for the wound to his hand and later brought to the Parma Jail. 

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