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Posted 2004-07-06 by Tony Walsh
 
 
     
 
The Vankleek Hill Review's Richard Mahoney reports* that a local 42-year-old has recently been convicted of two charges resulting from a life-threatening stabbing incident. In 2003, Eric Christensen knifed his long-time friend Liam Callam, believing he had stolen a game card from a "Magic: The Gathering" deck.

"After Callam protested on several occasions that he was not a thief, Christensen put a knife to Callam's throat, causing a laceration on his neck. During a struggle, Callam was stabbed in the stomach and was later stabbed in the back. After being treated in hospital for his wounds, Callam suffered no long-term physical problems," but as Assistant Crown Attorney Julie Bourgeois told The Review, "He can't play the game any more."

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