UPDATE: Arrest made in Wert Ave stabbing that sent two to the hospital

March 29, 2021

See related article here: Hamilton Police respond to two separate stabbing incidents in less than 12 hours.

By: Tyler Eckel

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER)– An arrest has been made in the stabbing that occurred early Sunday morning, sending two victims to the hospital.

The stabbing occurred around 5:30 am at the Wingate Apartments in the 200 block of Wert Avenue. Hamilton Police were dispatched to an active disturbance investigation. On arrival, units located one man bleeding heavily from the neck, and another man, both suffering stab wounds, sustained during an argument.

Officers on scene determined that 30-year-old Hamilton resident, George Kinczel, was the alleged suspect in the incident. Kinczel was arrested and transported to Hamilton Police Division for processing.

Both stabbing victims of this assault were transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center for their injuries, where they are expected to survive.

George Kinczel was charged with criminal attempted homicide, aggravated assault, and various weapons offenses. He is currently being lodged at the Mercer County Correctional Facility.

Hamilton Police ask anyone with additional information regarding this incident to contact Detective Nicholas Schulte of the Hamilton Police Criminal Investigations Section at 609-689-5825, or via email at nschulte@hamiltonpd.org. Anonymous tips are also accepted through the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008.

Every defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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