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Ottumwa man charged with attempted murder

OTTUMWA (KWWL) -- An Ottumwa has been arrested and charged with attempted murder following a pair of stabbings at a motel.

Ottumwa police say they found two men with stab wounds at the Stardust Motel early Sunday morning.

Police arrested 45-year old Darryl Johnson for stabbing 21-year old Christian Deeter from Ottumwa and 21-year-old Alexander Collins.

Deeter was treated and released for stab wounds to the face, Collins was taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals where he was treated for multiple stab wounds.

Johnson is charged with one count of attempted murder for stabbing Collins and willful injury in the stabbing of Deeter.

Johnson is being held in the Wapello County Jail.


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