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Update: Wise County Sheriff’s Office find suspect in January stabbing

Wise County deputies are searching for 30-year-old Correl "Iraq" Baker of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Wise County deputies are searching for 30-year-old Correl "Iraq" Baker of Knoxville, Tennessee.(Wise County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 22, 2021 at 9:35 AM EST
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Updated 2/18

WISE COUNTY, Va. (WYMT) - The Wise County Sheriff’s Office found a man who was wanted in connection with a stabbing Thursday.

Police found Correl Baker at a home in Pennington Gap, Virginia. Investigators say after a bride barricade situation and negotiations, Baker surrendered to police.

Police have been looking for Baker since January 20th.

Original Story 1/22

The Wise County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who is wanted in connection with a stabbing on Wednesday.

On Wednesday, Wise County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of someone being stabbing in the East Stone Gap area. Once deputies arrived, they found a man with multiple injuries after being assaulted with a weapon. The man was taken to Lonesome Pine Hospital due to the seriousness of the injuries.

Deputies obtained a warrant for Correl “Iraq” Baker, 30, of Knoxville, Tennessee for malicious wounding and stabbing in the commission of a felony.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Wise County Sheriff’s Office at (276) 328-3756.

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