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Man Arrested in Fatal Stabbing Of Woman On Central Coast

Posted on Thursday, June 5, 2014 4:30pm


A man has been arrested for a fatal stabbing on the Central Coast which detectives are calling a domestic violence killing.

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies received a 911 call just after 10 Wednesday night.  They arrived on the 400 block of Eric Lane in Templeton to find a woman with stab wounds.  She later died at a hospital.

Deputies at first detained Philip Thomas Haynes of Templeton, and later arrested him for murder.

They say there was a five year old child in the home at the time of the incident who is related to the 58 year old man.  The child was unhurt, and has been turned over to San Luis Obispo County Child Welfare Services.

The name of the victim hasn’t been released yet.


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