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Suspect indicted in Southington Township double stabbing

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WARREN, Ohio - A Southington man accused of stabbing his stepfather to death and wounding his mother was arraigned in court Tuesday.

Thomas Starr, 28, was in court after being indicted by The Trumbull County Grand Jury. He entered a not guilty plea and was set bond at $1 million. 

The grand jury handed up charges of murder, attempted murder and assault against Thomas Starr on Monday afternoon.

Starr allegedly stabbed Lisa Fry and Jeffrey Westfall at their Route 305 home Saturday night.

Westfall's  body was found on the porch of the home.

Fry was found wounded in the street and remains in a Cleveland  hospital.

The Trumbull County Sheriff's Department says Starr fled into the woods. and when he came out he claimed he didn't know how he got there.

Prior to coming out of the woods, Starr called 911 several times asking if he stabbed his mom.  

During the call, he also talked about his military service and said that he believes he did something to his step dad.

Starr is scheduled to answer the  charges Tuesday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court.

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