Police identify suspect in brutal stabbing in Hamilton

William Pearson (Source: Hamilton Police)
William Pearson (Source: Hamilton Police)

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - Hamilton Police are investigating a brutal stabbing.

Police and fire units responded to an apartment in the 200 block of South B. Street in reference to a man that had been stabbed during an argument.

Upon arrival, officers located Shawn Davis, 51, who had been stabbed multiple times in the head and neck.

Police have identified William Pearson, 31, as a suspect. He is 6'3" and weighs 300 pounds. He was last seen fleeing the scene in a silver 4-door vehicle. Witnesses say the vehicle had a dent in the right front passenger side quarter panel.

White was transported to Fort Hamilton Hospital and then transferred to University Hospital. His condition has not been released.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone who knows of Pearson's whereabouts should call Hamilton Police at 513-868-5811.

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