Fresno police officer at home after being stabbed

September 12, 2012 12:21:39 AM PDT
A Fresno police officer injured while responding to a deadly stabbing call in Central Fresno is said to be resting at home.

Officer Jonathan Linzey was stabbed in the back of the head when he showed up at a house near Van Ness and Home Avenue around 5 a.m. Monday.

Police say the suspect, 25-year-old Michael Crockell, was released from prison six months ago.

Investigators say he stabbed two women multiple times. Lisa Gilvary died.

The other woman was taken to the hospital, where she is expected to survive. Investigators say Crockell stabbed the officer when they tried to take the suspect into custody.

Linzey is said to be in good spirits at home.


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