Deer Lake Man Charged with Attempted Murder

RCMP have charged 54-year-old Thomas Kavanagh of Deer Lake with attempted murder following an incident on Wednesday evening.

Paramedics and RCMP responded to a report of an injured man in Port-aux-Basques, around 10:00 p.m.

The 39-year-old male victim from Channel-Port-aux-Basques, was stabbed multiple times. He was taken to hospital, where he was since released.

The accused appeared in Stephenville Provincial Court Thursday afternoon, where he was remanded into custody.

He will appear in court again on July 17.