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Dale Wakefield may plead guilty to stabbings

Bucks County man stabbed a homeless vet to death in Doylestown last July

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. - Dale Wakefield may plead guilty to two different stabbing crimes in Bucks County court later this week.

The 21-year-old defendant is scheduled to appear before Judge Rea Boylan at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Wakefield  is accused of stabbing and killing a 71-year-old homeless veteran last July.

He also is accused of assaulting another inmate at the Bucks County Prison by stabbing him in the face and arms with a ball-point pen.

Wakefield was behind bars without bail on a first-degree murder charge.
Prosecutors said Wakefield stabbed George Mohr more than 70 times with a pocket knife outside the Doylestown train station.

The Bucks County district attorney has announced she will seek the death penalty for Wakefield, who is from Doylestown.


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