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Man accused of fatally stabbing Dayton man, hitting him with car

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A Dayton man is accused of fatally stabbing another man and hitting him with a car as he tried to walk away, according to court records.

James C. Miller, 56, of Dayton, was charged with two counts of murder and three counts of felonious assault in the death of Terry B. Young, read Dayton Municipal Court records.

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Crews responded to the first block of Gebhart Avenue around 5:50 p.m. Wednesday on a stabbing and pedestrian crash.

Miller stabbed Young during an argument over money, a detective wrote in the affidavit.

“The victim, Terry Young, tried to walk away from Mr. Miller,” court records read. “Mr. Miller then got into his car, drove around the block and initially hit Terry Young.”

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Young, a 57-year-old Dayton man, died from multiple stab wounds, according to Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger.

A 911 caller told dispatchers that a man, later identified as Young, had been stabbed before he was hit by a car.

“A guy just got hit by a car, he got hit bad,” the caller said.

The caller said he didn’t see the crash, but heard a loud boom, and that Young was heavily bleeding.

Detectives spoke to a man on the scene who witnessed the fight and was identify Miller from a photo spread, according to court records.

Miller is not listed in the Montgomery County Jail.