Beckley Man Slices Another Man’s Neck Multiple Times With A Weed Eater

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – One man is in jail after slicing another man’s neck with a weed eater.

According to court documents, a man and his girlfriend were walking along a street, when Jeffrey Williams approached them and started arguing. Williams was holding a weed eater and began to striking the male victim multiple times. The man was able to get the weed eater away from Williams, who then fled the scene.

Police observed the male bleeding from his neck, with multiple lacerations to the jugular area, neck and left cheek.

Williams was arrested and charged with malicious wounding and battery. He is being held in the Southern Regional Jail.

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