Alabama man arrested in Bowdon stabbing incident

Georgia authorities have arrested a 43 year old Graham, Alabama man in connection with a Friday stabbing which resulted in the death of a Georgia man and the wounding of 2 women at a residence in Bowdon Georgia. Carroll County Sheriff Terry Langley says 43-yaer old Duane Clough of Graham, Alabama will be charged with murder, 2-counts of aggravated assault, burglary and potentially more charges after he allegedly forced himself into the home on Fletcher Drive and “viciously beat and stabbed” his estranged wife Michelle Clough, her 62-year old mother Mary Thomas and 34-year old Christopher Todd Watkins of Buchanan. Authorities say Watkins was pronounced dead at the scene while the two-females were rushed to Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton. The mother was later taken to Atlanta Medical with “bleeding on the brain.” Following the incident, the suspect traveled to a relative’s home near Bowdon where he was apprehended by Carroll County Deputies responding to a call to 911.