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Bar stabbing kills 1, injuries another

Police arrest man they say stabbed two men

May 1, 1992: Eric Houston, 20, kills four people and wounds 10 at his former school, Lindhurst High School in Olivehurst, Calif. Prosecutors said the attack was in retribution for a failing grade. Houston was convicted and sentenced to death.

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Melbourne police said they were called out to the Backstreet Bar and Grill overnight after a report of a stabbing.

Police said they came to the bar and found two men had been stabbed by Richard Woodsmall.

Police said Woodsmall stabbed and killed Larry Creech, and another man, who is not being identified.

Police said Creech and the other man were taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center.
Police said information obtained during the investigation resulted in Woodsmall being arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection with the death of  Creech.