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US NewsManhunt after man in 70s is stabbed to death

15:35  10 june  2019
15:35  10 june  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

Man who stabbed pharmacy employee with screwdriver jailed for 14 months

Man who stabbed pharmacy employee with screwdriver jailed for 14 months The accused told gardaí he committed the offence as he had a drug debt and was in fear of the people whom he owed. He said he never intended to hurt anyone when he went into the pharmacy. Duffy has a number of previous convictions for robbery, burglary and damaging property. He has one child and his partner died suddenly four years ago. John Moher BL, defending, said his client was remorseful for his actions. He said Duffy’s difficulties with drugs began when he was aged 16 and he had liver problems as a result.

A suspected murderer is on the run after a man in his 70 s was stabbed to death in Devon. Detective Chief Inspector Roy Linden said: "We hope that the public will understand that this is a rapidly evolving situation, and at this time, the suspect remains outstanding.

Police have launched a murder investigation and a manhunt for an attacker who stabbed a man in his 70 s to death on his doorstep in the presence of his screaming wife. The victim was stabbed at a house in Kingsteignton, near Newton Abbot, Devon, after 9pm yesterday evening June 9th. At least 10 patrol

Manhunt after man in 70s is stabbed to death © Other The victim was found at a property in Chockland Road, Kingsteignton A suspected murderer is on the run after a man in his 70s was stabbed to death in Devon.

The pensioner was found with multiple stab wounds after officers were called to a property in Kingsteignton at 9.20pm on Sunday.

He was taken to Torbay hospital where he was pronounced dead later.

Devon and Cornwall Police said a "major investigation" had been launched and the suspected killer is still at large.

Detective Chief Inspector Roy Linden said: "We hope that the public will understand that this is a rapidly evolving situation, and at this time, the suspect remains outstanding.

"Additional resources are being used from across Devon and Cornwall with the priority of identifying those responsible, and as a result the residents of Kingsteignton can expect to see an increased police presence in the area.

"We would also take this opportunity to reassure everyone that this type of incident is rare.

"In the meantime we are asking that anyone with any information is asked to contact police."

Mr Linden said the force plan to issue further details about the incident shortly.

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