Virginia pastor and wife stabbed in chest, suspect on the run

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SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. —A man in Virginia stabbed a pastor and the pastor’s wife while they slept Monday morning.

According to WTVR, Pastor Hugh Mayes and his wife Carol were stabbed multiple times in the chest. The couple was airlifted to the hospital for surgery. Their conditions have not been released. Mayes is the pastor at Shiloh Baptist Church in Carson, Virginia.

Now police are looking for the stabbing suspect identified as 21-year-old Maxim Lloyd Chisholm.

According to investigators, Chisholm stayed with the Mayes family from time to time and received assistance from Pastor Hugh’s church.

Chisholm is considered armed and dangerous, investigators said. He may be driving a stolen blue Ford Escape with Virginia tags XTX-6239.

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