UPDATE: Stabbing Suspect Formally Charged in Clare County

UPDATE: May 19

The man accused of stabbing his roommate over the weekend in Clare County has officially been charged.

Monday morning, Timothy Lyon was charged with assault with intent to do bodily harm less then murder, and fourth offense habitual offender.

Police say Lyon stabbed Jacob Anthony more than 15 times Friday night, at a home on Forest Road.

They say he then took off into the woods.

After a 12-hour manhunt, he was found back at the home.

The victim was taken to a Midland hospital in serious condition.


Saturday, May 17

A Northern Michigan neighborhood was under a watchful eye for several hours as police looked for a stabbing suspect.

A manhunt in Clare County lasted almost 12 hours before they finally caught the suspect.

Police say Timothy Lyon stabbed his roommate Jacob Anthony more than 15 times at a home on Forest Road late Friday night and then ran into the woods, putting everyone at risk.

Clare County Sheriff, John Wilson says Lyon has been to prison before for felonious assault and was considered armed and dangerous. Neighbors say they acted fast to secure their homes.

After searching the wooded area for several hours, “We kind of backed away from where it happened and long story short, he ended up coming back to the house out of the woods,” says Sheriff Wilson.

Police say Anthony was transported to a Midland hospital in serious condition. Lyon is lodged in the Clare County jail and is awaiting his arraignment.