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Accused stabber awaiting mental exam

July 18, 2003

Lee County-- The mentally ill man who stabbed a shopper in a Lee County grocery store is still in jail, awaiting a psychological examination.

June 20th, 53-year-old Daniel Grant Wise was stabbed repeatedly while shopping at a Winn Dixie store. The man charged with stabbing him is 33-year-old Jonathan Eric McCorkle. Investigators say McCorkle has a history of mental illness and had stopped taking his medicine. McCorkle's attorney has asked that any hearings be delayed until a full psychological examination is complete. The stabbing victim underwent surgery and is now at home.

Posted at 4:30 p.m. by melissa.kill@walb.com

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