Two sustain serious knife wounds


Charleston IL – Police make an arrest after two victims' sustained serious knife wounds to their throats.

Blackie Veach, 21, was arrested for stabbing a female victim and a male victim in their throats in the 10 block of West Locust in Charleston. The female was rushed to Carle Hospital in Urbana, while the male victim was treated for injures at Sarah Busch Lincoln Health Center.  

Veach is charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery. Both knife victims were treated, and are expected to be released soon. The investigation is ongoing.

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