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Etowah County man charged with attempted murder after argument with relative

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ETOWAH COUNTY, AL - An Etowah County man is charged with attempted murder after an argument with a relative.

According to the sheriff’s office, Lucky Jim Gilbreath was arrested.

On Monday, May 12, Gilbreath and the victim had a disagreement over a situation that involved the Department of Human Resources removing Gilbreath’s children from his custody.

When deputies arrived at the home on Durham Road near the Howelton community, they found the male victim with a bandage around his neck. He told deputies his throat had been slit.

The victim was taken to Marshall Medical Center, where he received 78 stitches.

Investigators found Gilbreath at a nearby home. He’s being held in the Etowah County Detention Center on $100,000 bond.

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