Grand Traverse County Man Sentenced for May 2021 Stabbing

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A Grand Traverse County man has been sentenced for a stabbing that occurred in May 2021.

On Wednesday, Ian Appold was sentenced to 15 to 40 years for assault with intent to murder.

The Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office says Appold forced his way into an apartment and pointed a gun at his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend.

Investigators say he made the victim drink alcohol at gunpoint, and then stabbed the victim multiple times before the victim was able to escape.