2 women, including 96-year-old, stabbed in Millington, man in custody

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MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- The man accused of stabbing two women in Millington has been identified by Shelby County deputies.

Danny Jerome Williams, 51, reportedly attacked his 96-year-old grandmother and his mother inside a home in the 6500 block of Sledge Road. The sheriff's office, who originally reported that Williams was the brother of the younger woman, has now clarified that he is her son.

Initials reports also stated that one of the victims was 95 years old. WREG has now learned she was 96 years old.

The age of the mother is unclear.

Williams told deputies he thought he was being attacked by monsters when the attack occurred.

WREG has learned Williams has a history of crime.

Both women have been taken to the hospital and are in stable condition.


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