Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds stabbed by son who then killed himself

Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds'was stabbed in the head and chest by his son Austine (Gus) Deeds on Tuesday morning at his home in Bath Country but his condition improved from critical to fair Tuesday afternoon.After allegedly attacking his father, the 24-year-old reportedly shot himself. He died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Just a day earlier, Gus Deeds had been evaluated under an emergency custody order for mental health . The 55-year-old local politician is being treated at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va. Police say he endured stab wounds to his head and upper torso.Gus Deeds was said to be conscious when police arrived at the scene but died soon after. Deeds, a Democrat, previously ran for attorney general of Virginia in 2005 and governor of Virginia in 2009.
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