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Breaking: Two People Violently Stabbed in Circleville Home Overnight


Circleville – A violent attack occurred around 2:50 am on Thursday morning.

When a 911 call came to Pickaway Sheriff’s office it was a report of two people had been stabbed inside a home

Arrest on Robbery and Attempted Murder

On January 20, 2022, the Circleville Safety Forces Communications Center received a 911 call for a double stabbing at 313 South Court Street. Officers responded to the scene, where the suspect was located in the kitchen area. Officers took the suspect, Henry J. Laux, 27, of Columbus into custody. Officers located the victims, began providing life-saving measures, and secured the scene for the Circleville Fire Department to enter.

Circleville Emergency Medics preserved the lives of the victims. One was rushed to Grant Hospital by squad and the other to Ohio Health Berger Hospital where they were then taken by medical helicopter to Grant. Both victims are listed in stable condition at time of release.

The suspect was transported to the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office jail, where he will await court this morning. He is charged with two counts of Felony 1 Attempted Murder, Felony 1 Burglary and Felony 1 Robbery.