VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of stabbing an acquaintance is facing a murder charge after the man died from his injuries.
The Columbian reports 24-year-old Charson Lotius appeared in Clark County Superior Court Monday on suspicion of murder and assault.
Vancouver police were called early Sunday to a convenience store for a disturbance with a weapon. A probable cause affidavit says upon arrival, they found 27-year-old Lukas Pison lying in the parking lot with a knife in his head.
Documents say Lotius was found hiding nearby.
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Video surveillance from the store appears to capture Lotius charging at Pison and stabbing him. Officials say Pison died later at a hospital.
Documents say Lotius admitted to detectives that he tried to hurt Pison but said he couldn’t remember what actually happened because he was drunk.
His bail was set at $800,000.