On September 12, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Stonehenge Pl., Thomasville, in reference to a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, the assailant, identified as Eric Dustin Hester, was placed under arrest without incident. The victim, who had been stabbed multiple times, was transported by Randolph County EMS to an area hospital. Crime Scene Investigations and Criminal Investigation Division arrived to process the scene and collect evidence.
Following the investigation, Hester was taken before the magistrate who found probable cause to issue a warrant for Felony Attempted First Degree Murder and Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill or Seriously Injury. A bond was denied and a first appearance was scheduled for September 13, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendants:
Eric Dustin Hester