A 28-year-old man died Monday evening after being stabbed in the chest.
According to the Newaygo County Sheriff Department, they were dispatched to 6236 E. 124th St. in Ensley Township, Newaygo County, Monday evening, May 5, on a stabbing complaint. Once Deputies arrived on scene, they encountered a male victim laying in the entryway of the residence with a stab wound to the chest. Officers began to render first aid to the victim until medical assistance arrived on scene, and shortly after the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The man was identified as Charles Franklin Rainey, 28, of Sand Lake.
He reportedly lived at the home with his girlfriend, Tricia Hill, and her young daughter. Police noted that two people at the home were interviewed, and that the case would be reviewed by the Newaygo County Prosecutor’s Office.
Rainey was in the class of 2005 at Tri County High School, and recently moved back to Michigan from Tennessee.
Hill told a local news station and police that the stabbing was in self-defense and that she didn’t mean to kill him.