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Arrest made in deadly overnight stabbing

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Posted: Jan 11, 2013 2:50 PM by Brian Waldrep
Updated: Jan 11, 2013 2:50 PM
Source: BRPD

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Topics: Arrest, Made, Baton, Rouge, Stabbing

BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man in connection with a deadly stabbing Thursday night in Baton Rouge.

Police say about 9:50 p.m. Jerome Mellion, 51, stabbed his former girlfriend Wanda Ortiz, 48, in the 3200 block of Plank Road.

Mellion is also accused of stabbing a man who was trying to intervene. They suffered moderate injuries.

Mellion was booked on first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder charges.

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