man is behind bars after
allegedly stabbing two people with a sword Sunday. Raleigh County
Michael Hale, 27, of
is charged with attempted first-degree murder and two counts of malicious
Raleigh County Sheriff’s deputies said Hale entered a home on
Bailey Avenue in early Sunday morning with a sword and
started an altercation with Hershel Drenned. Beckley
During the incident, Drenned, 37, was cut several times with the sword while a second victim, 24-year-old Tabatha Farley, was stabbed in the foot.
Hale is currently being held at the Southern Regional Jail on a $1 million bond. The investigation is ongoing.