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Utah teen Kane Fairbank stabs girl he met on Tinder before attacking elderly woman

An unhinged Utah teenager allegedly stabbed a woman he had simply met on Tinder earlier than randomly knifing an aged lady on Thursday, officers stated.

Kane Thomas Fairbank, 18, allegedly attacked the lady, additionally 18, after luring her into Mueller Park exterior the town of Bountiful. The 2 had met on the courting app simply days earlier, in accordance with a launch from the Davis County Sheriff’s Office.

Police stated the pair, who had met in particular person as soon as earlier than, spent a number of hours within the park collectively when he all of a sudden “coerced her into his car” round 6:30 p.m, in accordance with a possible trigger assertion obtained by The Salt Lake Tribune.

Fairbank allegedly stabbed the lady a number of instances with “a hard and fast blade practically a foot in size,” in accordance with the doc.

The lady was capable of struggle again and monitor down witnesses who “helped create a barrier between Fairbank and the sufferer,” cops stated.

Luckily, among the many witnesses had been two nurses and an EMT who supplied support to the victims whereas they waited for responders to reach.

The teenager suffered life-threatening accidents and was taken to the hospital in important situation, the Tribune reported.

Among the witnesses were two nurses and an EMT who provided aid to the victims while they waited for responders to arrive.
Among the many witnesses had been two nurses and an EMT who supplied support to the victims whereas they waited for responders to reach.
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Fairbank fled the scene and drove to a gasoline station in Bountiful the place he deserted the car, cops stated.

He additionally tossed the lady’s telephone “in an space the place he believed it will not be discovered” earlier than he continued his violent rampage, in accordance with arresting paperwork.

Fairbank approached a 64-year-old lady in one other Bountiful neighborhood and in addition allegedly stabbed her a number of instances, in accordance with police. The lady acquired life-threatening accidents.

The second sufferer fought again in opposition to her attacker, who was additionally aided by witnesses as he fled the scene. 

Cops stated a “Good Samaritan” who noticed him close by detained him till he was taken into police custody.

Kane Thomas Fairbank, allegedly, stabbed the girl several times with “a fixed blade nearly a foot in length,” according to the document.
Kane Thomas Fairbank, allegedly, stabbed the lady a number of instances with “a hard and fast blade practically a foot in size,” in accordance with the doc.
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Each victims at the moment are in steady situation as they get well in native hospitals.

Fairbanks informed detectives that the stabbing was premeditated, and that he’d deliberate further assaults, cops stated.

He informed cops he meant to homicide first sufferer since he started interacting together with her on Tinder. 

Investigators wrote that he deliberate to stay out of his automobile and proceed to kill these “he thought had been susceptible,” which he cited as motivation for stabbing the aged lady.

The teenager “talked at size about killing his dad and mom and siblings with a pickaxe” in accordance with the possible trigger assertion, and informed detectives that if had been launched he would proceed to kill these he met on social media.

Fairbank is being held within the Davis County Jail. He’s charged with two counts of tried homicide, two counts of obstruction of justice and one depend of aggravated kidnapping. 

He’s being held with out bail, jail records present.

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