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Man charged in McDowell County stabbing

MCDOWELL COUNTY (WVVA) -- A McDowell County man is charged in the stabbing of another man Saturday evening. 

The  stabbing happened around 5:30 p.m. at the Elizabeth Drewry apartments in the Eckman area of McDowell County. 

Virgil Wade is being charged with attemped murder and malicious wounding. 

When State Police arrived on scene they say the victim, Ricky Helm, was standing in the complex parking lot bleeding from the left side of his neck. They say Helm received cuts to his head, neck, and chest during an altercation with Wade. 

Wade is currently being held in McDowell County awaiting his arraignment. 



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