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Metter man arrested for stabbing girlfriend

Dennis Morgan (Source: Metter Police Dept.) Dennis Morgan (Source: Metter Police Dept.)

Metter Police officers responded to an assault call involving weapons Thursday at 11 p.m. at an address on Boston Street.

When officers arrived at the scene they located the victim walking down the street. After speaking with her, officers discovered that she had been stabbed and beaten.

Officers immediately called for emergency medical personnel.

The perpetrator was then located and arrested. The initial investigation revealed that Dennis Dean Morgan, 62, stabbed his girlfriend, Teresa Niang, 39, with a knife.

The weapon was recovered and Morgan was transported to the Candler County Jail and charged with aggravated assault.

Niang was transported to a local hospitqal in stable condition.

This case is still currently under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Justin Wells at 912.685.2190 or at

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