Gastonia Stabbing Victim Dies from Injuries


by Kathryn Searles

GASTONIA, N.C. -- A Gastonia man who was stabbed Wednesday night has died from his injuries.

According to a Gastonia Police spokeswoman, David Colbert, 49, was found lying in the roadway bleeding from his neck.

The suspect, 56 year old Steven Neely stayed on scene to wait for officers to arrive. He surrendered to them when they got to the scene.

Neely has been charged with murder.

Police say Neely and Colbert are acquaintances.


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