Va. Man Accused of Stabbing Mother-in-law

May 25, 2013

BUENA VISTA, Va. (AP) -- Police in Buena Vista say a man has been charged in the fatal stabbing of his mother-in-law and the wounding of his wife.

Media outlets report 33-year-old Michael J. O'Hare was charged Thursday with first-degree murder and malicious wounding.

The Buena Vista Police Department says in a release that officers responding to a call about a fight found 56-year-old Susan Smith Khoshpasand dead of stab wounds and O'Hare's wife injured. Police say she was treated at Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital and released. Police withheld her name.

O'Hare is being held without bond in the Rockbridge Regional Jail. It wasn't known whether he has an attorney.

He also was served with a protective order to stay away from his wife.

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