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Fallon stabbing suspect appears in Justice Court

A 21-year-old Fallon woman accused of stabbing her stepfather appeared Thursday in Justice Court for her arraignment. Jessica Leann Hitchcock has been charged with one count of battery with a deadly weapon causing substantial bodily harm after the alleged Monday incident. Sitting before Justice of the Peace Mike Richards, Hitchcock started to sob toward the end of the hearing. She asked to be released on her own recognizance, but Churchill County Chief Deputy District Attorney Lane Mills objected. Mills said Hitchcock stabbed her father multiple times with a butcher knife, and the DA’s office is likely to file additional charges. …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 12, 2013 02:33PM Published Oct 17, 2013 06:39PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.