Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Cops Examine Stabbing Death

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Cops Examine Stabbing Death

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Byline: Dana Treen, The Times-Union

*******************CORRECTION July 14, 2004

Henry Ked Marcum, 41, of Fruit Cove was arrested in Seattle after an investigation into the April death of his oldest stepson led to four counts of child abuse. Because of an editor's error, a headline was incorrect in a Law and Disorder item on Page B-6 Tuesday.

Putnam County has issued a warrant for Michael Wayne Nelson, 21, of Paoli, Ind., in the shooting of Rodney Graham at his home along Dunns Creek. Because of an editor's error, a headline was incorrect in a Law & Disorcer item on Page B-6 Tuesday.

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An argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend ended with the stabbing death of a Jacksonville man Monday afternoon, police said.

Kore Watson, 20, of the 8000 block of South Old Kings Road was pronounced dead at Shands Jacksonville, said spokesman Ken Jefferson of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Police said he had been stabbed several times.

Jefferson said the two were arguing at the corner of Powhattan and Fifth streets when someone drew a knife. The man was stabbed.

Police detained then released the woman, whose name was not immediately available. Jefferson said no charges were filed and police are looking at the possibility the action was in self defense.

Others at the scene were also questioned after police were called about 4 p.m.

Cops extradite accused killer

A St. Johns County man arrested in Seattle after an investigation into the April death of his oldest stepson has been returned to Florida.

Henry Ked Marcum, 41, of Fruit Cove was charged with four counts of child abuse after getting off a plane June 24 in Seattle. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office charged Marcum after investigating the death of his 13-year-old stepson, who was found hanging by a belt from a bunk bed in a bedroom at the family's Eastwood Branch Road home.

Investigators said the teen and his brothers, ages 6, 9 and 11, were subjected to punishments that included frequent beatings with a belt. …

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