suspect http://michiganradio.org en Suspect in series of stabbings appears in court http://michiganradio.org/post/suspect-series-stabbings-appears-court <p><strong>Update 12/10/2010 6:28 a.m.:</strong></p><p>A judge <a href="http://abclocal.go.com/wjrt/story?section=news/local&amp;id=7833323">has ruled</a> that there is enough evidence against <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/michigan/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1688020/news/Serial.killer.suspect.waives.extradition">Elias Abuelazam</a> to send his cases to Genesee County Court.&nbsp; That means Abuelazam now faces one murder trial and five attempted murder trials in connection with a <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/michigan/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1687873/Michigan.News/Prosecutor.No.motive.for.serial.stabbings">series of stabbings</a> in and around Flint earlier this year.&nbsp; As the Associated Press reports the number of cases involving Abuelazam could grow:</p><blockquote><p>Abuelazam will return to court Friday for a probable cause hearing in the stabbing death of Arnold Minor in August. Another murder case is scheduled for a similar hearing on Dec. 16.</p></blockquote><p>Abuelazam also faces a charge of attempted murder in Ohio.</p><p>___</p><p><strong>Update 12/9/2010 6:42 a.m.:</strong></p><p>A man accused of a<a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/michigan/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1687873/Michigan.News/Prosecutor.No.motive.for.serial.stabbings"> series of stabbings</a> in Genesee County will appear in court today.</p><p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/michigan/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1688020/news/Serial.killer.suspect.waives.extradition">Elias Abuelazam</a> will face four hearings, all involving charges of attempted murder in and around the Flint area earlier this year. A judge must determine whether there’s probable cause to send him to trial. Abuelazam has already been ordered to face one murder trial.</p><p>Two more probable-cause hearings are scheduled for tomorrow and next Thursday. Fri, 10 Dec 2010 11:38:15 +0000 Zoe Clark 519 at http://michiganradio.org