Gadsden police arrest suspect in deadly stabbing case

William D'Angelo McKinney (Photo: Etowah County Sheriff's Office)

Investigators in Gadsden said a man strangled his ex-girlfriend Tuesday evening before stabbing another man to death.

Officers arrested 30-year-old William D'Angelo McKinney Wednesday night.{} He faces charges for murder and domestic violence with strangulation.

Police said McKinney went to his ex-girlfriend's home in the Mill Village area and let himself in.{} Investigators said she asked him to leave, but he shoved her and then put her in a headlock until she blacked out.{} The woman's mother threatened to call 911 and he left.

Later that night, in another part of the Mill Village area, investigators said McKinney stabbed Amos Jackson.{} Jackson died at Gadsden Regional Medical Center around 9 a.m. Wednesday.

McKinney is being held without bond at the Etowah County Jail.

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