Cornwall man charged with attempted murder

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Cornwall man charged with attempted murder
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CORNWALL, Ontario – A 34-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on Dec. 5, 2019 and charged with the following:

*        Attempt to commit murder

*        Assault x two

*        Assault police

*        Mischief under $5,000

*        Threats

On Dec. 5, 2019, the Cornwall Police Service was called to a Marlborough St. residence, and located the girlfriend of the 34-year-old man with critical injuries. She was transported to the hospital and subsequently airlifted to Ottawa.

The investigation revealed on Dec. 5, 2019, an altercation had transpired between the man and his girlfriend, resulting in a window being broken, along with numerous pieces of furniture damaged. During the course of the altercation, the man is also alleged to have assaulted his girlfriend’s child.

The man was located inside of the residence and became uncooperative with police. He was subsequently taken into custody and charged accordingly. The man required medical attention, and was transported to the hospital, where he assaulted a doctor, as well as a police officer, and made threats to kill multiple persons in the hospital. He was subsequently returned to police headquarters where he remained in custody to await a bail hearing. His name was not released as it would identify the victims in the matter.

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