Man charged with murder in stabbing

Richmond County deputies charged an Augusta man with murder tonight.

Crawford James Jackson stabbed Phillip Scott in the abdomen on Friday, according to Richmond County jail records. Mr. Scott died Sunday morning at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

The murder charge was added to the original charge of aggravated assault. Mr. Jackson was being held in the Richmond County jail without bond.



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