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Assault 1st Investigation in Franklin County

Date of News Release: 02/08/2007

(Frankfort, KY ) - On Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 6:30 AM, K.S.P Post 12 was called to a scene of a stabbing at American Wire Product in Frankfort, KY.

A verbal argument between Octavio Malaga and Jose Baires occurred while working together at the American Wire Product in Frankfort. The argument continued after work in the parking lot and Octavio Malaga stabbed Jose Baires.

Jose Baires was tranported to the Frankfort Regional Medical Center then flown to University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington where he was admitted. Octavio Malaga was arrested and charged with Assault 1st and Tampering with Physical Evidence. He is lodged in the Franklin County Regional Jail. Investigation is ongoing by Kentucky State Police.

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