Jeffrey Leighton Court Appearance Cancelled

| February 1, 2013
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A preliminary hearing scheduled for Friday February 1st in the assault case of a Rocheport man was cancelled for a court ordered mental evaluation report. 42-year-old Jeffrey Leighton was charged with domestic assault and armed criminal action after he allegedly stabbed his wife and then injured himself in mid-September. The examination was already completed at Fulton State Hospital who has yet to file the results with the Howard County courts. Leighton will now appear for a case review on July 23rd.


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