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Bellefonte Man Headed To Trial

A Bellefonte man is headed to trial in a near deadly stabbing case.

During a preliminary hearing on Wednesday, the victim testified that James Surovec stabbed him four times, including twice in the neck, during a fight on July 17th.

Surovec faces various charges including attempted homicide and arson.

Police say he reportedly started a small fire inside a Bellefonte apartment building and then stabbed the victim when he found the fire.

According to police, the victim stated that thought he was going to die, telling a friend, ‚Äútell my children I love them.”

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