Missouri Man Acquitted in Stabbing Death

4 years 11 months 7 hours ago Friday, March 21 2014 Mar 21, 2014 Friday, March 21, 2014 10:26:00 AM CDT March 21, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

PINEVILLE (AP) - A jury in southwest Missouri has found a 30-year-old man innocent in a 2013 stabbing death.

Boyd Marcum was acquitted Thursday of second-degree murder charges in the death of 29-year-old Kevin Anderson. Marcum was also found innocent of voluntary and involuntary manslaughter.

Officers found Anderson lying on a porch at a home in September 2013 bleeding from a chest wound.

Police said Marcum told authorities Anderson grabbed him by the throat during a dispute. Marcum said he couldn't breathe, so he pulled his pocket knife out with his free hand and stabbed Anderson once.

 

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