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      16-year-old formally charged for stabbing step-father

      The 16-year-old boy who stabbed his 45-year-old step-father on Aug. 5 in Long Lake Township has been formally charged on Thursday.

      The 16-year-old boy who stabbed his 45-year-old step-father on Aug. 5 in Long Lake Township has been formally charged on Thursday.

      The juvenile is facing charges of felonious assault with a dangerous weapon as well as assault with intent to do bodily harm less than murder.

      According to the Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office, the 16-year-old stabbed his step-father multiple times in the back and chest with a kitchen knife.

      The mother and sister were home, but did not see the stabbing. The sister called 911.

      The juvenile is in a detention facility in another county.

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