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Son accused of cutting mother’s throat with meat cleaver

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William Asay

TULSA, Okla. — A man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly attacked his mother and her boyfriend with a meat cleaver.

William Assay, 25, allegedly had a meat cleaver in hand when he told his mother and her boyfriend that he was thinking about killing them.

Police say the woman had a cut on her throat when they arrived on scene. Her boyfriend was also allegedly assaulted when he tried to protect her.

Assay still had the weapon when he was found down the street, police say.

He is being held without bond.
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