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Man stabbed at EconoLodge in Frackville Borough

FRACKVILLE BOROUGH, Pa. - A man is in custody accused of stabbing another at an EconoLodge in Frackville Borough.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday Pottsville City Police responded to a report of a stabbing victim in the E.R. of the Schuylkill Medical Center.

Police learned that the victim, a 30-year-old man from Baton Rouge, La., had allegedly been stabbed by 38-year-old Jasper Dillon, of Brandywine, Md.

There’s no indication what led to the stabbing.

Dillon is currently being held in the Schuylkill County Prison. Bail was set at $100 thousand straight.

The victim was treated and released.


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