UPDATE: Stabbing In Marietta

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UPDATE 11/08/2011 3:34 PM

A Marietta man has confessed to stabbing himself in the abdomen last night on Harmar Street.

The self-inflicted wound sent Ronald Welch Jr. to the hospital.
Authorities tell us the stabbing stems from a child custody dispute.

Marietta Police Department Officers say Welch will be charged with filing a false police report.

He is currently released on bond and is expected to appear in court on Monday, November 14th.

UPDATE: 11/08/2011 11:44 AM

The Marietta Police Department is investigating a stabbing that sent one man to the hospital Monday evening.

The incident occurred on the one hundred block of Harmar Street just before 5:00.

Ronald Dean Welch Jr. was stabbed at least one time.

Welch's injuries were non-life threatening and he was treated and released from a local emergency room.

The investigation is ongoing.
There was a stabbing in Marietta and although little is known at this
point, police have confirmed that it was not fatal.

As information is processed we will continue to update the story. Stay tuned to find out the latest information.

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