Norwalk man charged with murder after stabbing of Good Samaritan

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NORWALK - Eric Lee Carroll has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a Good Samaritan last week.

Eric Lee Carroll. Courtesy Huron County Jail.
Eric Lee Carroll. Courtesy Huron County Jail.

He was also charged with felonious assault, tampering with evidence and involuntary manslaughter and is currently being held at the Huron County Jail.

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Police say the Good Samaritan was attempting to help a woman that Carroll was allegedly beating.

According to police, Carroll was allegedly assaulting the woman outside an apartment at a complex on Bouscay Avenue.

The Good Samaritan heard the commotion and came running to help the woman.

Police say the Good Samaritan pushed the woman out of the way at one point and was stabbed in the chest. He died at a Toledo hospital.

After the stabbing, Carroll reportedly ran to his mother's home, where he was arrested.

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