Columbus Man Faces Death Penalty In Stabbing Death

George Dumas, Jr. faces a death penalty indictment in the April stabbing death of Anna Eblen, 89, in her East Side home.(Photo: File photo)
George Dumas, Jr. faces a death penalty indictment in the April stabbing death of Anna Eblen, 89, in her East Side home.(Photo: File photo)

A Franklin County grand jury has returned a death penalty indictment against a man accused of killing an elderly East Side woman.

58-year-old William Dumas, Jr. is charged in the April stabbing death of 89-year-old Anna Eblen.

Dumas’ sister lives on East 12th Avenue next door to Eblen’s home.

Prosecutors say Eblen was killed during an attempted robbery.

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