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Ravenna man facing attempted murder charge for stabbing

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Posted at 5:56 PM, Mar 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-09 17:56:54-05

RAVENNA, Ohio — A Ravenna man was charged Tuesday for allegedly trying to stab another man to death.

According to the Ravenna Police Department, Patrick M. Boggs, 51, is charged with attempted murder.

Police say Boggs broke into an apartment just before 6 a.m. and stab the victim in the chest and neck. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and then flown to University Hospitals in Cleveland where they remain in critical condition.

An off-duty Ravenna police officer spotted Boggs later than morning at a store, and authorities took him into custody.

The matter remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call police at 330-296-6486.

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