Woman Stabbed 8 Times in the Back in Stable at GMH; John Eric Ignacio Under Arrest

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Guam –  25 year old John Eric Ignacio of Agat has been arrested in connection with the Saturday stabbing of a 23 year old woman “known to him”.

Guam Police Spokesman Officer A.J. Balajadia reports that the woman was stabbed 8 times in the back. GMH Nursing Supervisor Bill Toves says the woman is in stable condition.

Officer Balajadia says Agat Precinct officers responded to the call at 9:15am at a location on Route 2 in Santa Ana.

Ignacio has been booked and confined for Attempted Murder, Aggravate Assault, Assault on a Police, Use of a Deadly Weapon in the Commission of a Felony and Terrorizing.

The motive is “unclear”, says Officer Balajadia.  

[John Eric Ignacio]

READ the release from Officer Balajadia below:

GUAM POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS

SANTA ANA – 9:15am, Saturday, April 19, 2014, officers from Agat Precinct responded a stabbing incident reported on Rt.2 Santa Ana.

The suspect is accused of stabbing a 23-year-old, chamorro, female known to him a estimated eight time in the back.

Arrested: John Eric Ignacio, m/cha/25/Agat, for Attempted Murder, Aggravate Assault, Assault on a Police, Use of a Deadly Weapon in the Commission of a Felony and Terrorizing.

The reason for the incident is unclear. The victim remains in stable condition at GMH while Mr. Ignacio was booked and confined.