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Food Lion in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

1 Man dead after being stabbed in the parking lot of a Food Lion in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Suspect Arrested For Fatal Stabbing Outside of Food Lion

According to Fox 8, on August 28th a man was stabbed in the parking lot of the Food Lion located on 1499 New Walkertown Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. Police received reports of a stabbing around 12:15 p.m. and upon arrival they found the victim suffering in the parking lot.

The victim was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, but later died. The suspect, Joseph Anthony Hannah, was arrested and charged with murder.

If you know any information about the situation please contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700.

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Legal Options Available to Victims Injured in Parking Lot Stabbings

Attorney contributor Brian Kent of crimevictim.Attorney represents victims and their families injured or killed in parking lot stabbings. Mr. Kent has shared his knowledge on the legal options available to these victims.

“Commercial property owners must fulfill their legal duty of keeping their patrons and employees safe from preventable hazards. The first step they must take, then, is providing  adequate security on site. Things like metal detectors, video cameras, and security guards may be deemed as adequate, but the list goes on. If a property owner does not provide this level of security, then they may be liable if a violent crime like a stabbing occurs on the premises”, states Mr. Kent.

“However, inadequate security on its own is not merely enough to bring a lawsuit against the property owner. The violent crime must be reasonably foreseeable for the victim to have a strong case. This means that if the owner of a parking lot has heard reports of crime in the area and chooses not to offer the adequate security to protect their customers, then the owner may be held liable for the victim’s injuries. The victim’s lawyer must prove that the owner acted negligently by not offering adequate security and that the crime itself was reasonably foreseeable”, explains Mr. Kent.

If you or a loved one has experienced something similar to this incident, you should reach out to an experienced crime victim attorney to discuss your legal options.

Location of Food Lion in Winston-Salem, NC

News Coverage From Fox 8

Sources:

https://myfox8.com/2019/09/03/suspect-arrested-charged-with-murder-after-man-stabbed-outside-winston-salem-food-lion-died-in-hospital/

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