Oregon man accused of slashing another man in face, neck

The 22-year-old victim went to the hospital to seek treatment after another man cut him multiple times and threatening to kill him.

Posted: Feb 13, 2018 10:47 AM

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) - Police arrested a Klamath Falls man accused of slashing another man in the neck and face.

The Herald and News reports the 22-year-old victim sought treatment at Sky Lakes Medical Center, where he told investigators Sunday that William Newell cut him multiple times after threatening to kill him.

Newell had sustained injuries of his own by the time officers found him Sunday. He said he had been assaulted at a bar.

The 27-year-old Newell has been charged with attempted murder and unlawful use of a weapon. He was assigned a public defender at a court appearance Monday and is due back in court next week.

He was ordered held on $100,000 bail.

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