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Man Charged with Stabbing Death of 56-Year-Old Portage Woman

Posted at 3:54 PM, Sep 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-16 15:56:51-04

KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. — A 58-year-old man was charged Monday with stabbing a Portage woman in the neck and killing her last week.

Clinton Smith was charged in Kalamazoo District Court with open murder.  Officials say he killed 56-year-old Delores Smith in her residence at Devonshire Apartments at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12.  She died from a single stab wound to the neck, according to Portage Police.

Smith was located hiding under a trailer in Saginaw after a manhunt that same day.