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Toledo man wanted in wife's attack


Walter L. Benton Jr., is sought by Toledo police in connection with the stabbing Friday, of his wife Jessica Benton. She was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center after being found by a neighbor who heard screams coming from the Benton's apartment in Vistula Manor on North Ontario Street.


A Toledo man is being sought in the stabbing of his wife, police said yesterday.

Police are looking for Walter Benton, 29, of 815 North Ontario St., whose wife, Jessica, 22, was stabbed late Thursday. She was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, where a hospital spokesman said she had no information on her condition.

Police found her in a pool of blood about 11 p.m. at an apartment in Vistula Manor, police said. The suspect fled before officers arrived.

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