Stabbing Suspect’s Family Reportedly Asked Him to go to Rehab

WILKES-BARRE — A dinnertime stabbing left a man facing charges in the Diamond City.

Jovanni Tecayehuatl, 23, of Wilkes-Barre, is accused of stabbing his step-father in the chest with a kitchen knife over the weekend, according to court paperwork.

Family members told police that Tecayehuatl got upset after they tried to convince him to check into rehab for drug abuse.

He’s charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, and reckless endangerment.

The victim is expected to recover.


  • POS

    are you on something, your acting very strange, you were doing so good, please get some help and stop stealing from us and get off the bathsalts, meth & herion or whatever it is you are on on you, because, we helped you out enough, you are putting a strain on your family, we are scared of you & before you become a homicidal maniac to get your fix we feel that you would be better off dead so the next time you O.D. I will have to put a DNR(Do not Resusitate)on you.
    Sorry we can no longer help you, we have tried so many times, and you just do it again. We love you but not what you have become. So please get some help before its to late, we don’t want you around when you are on drugs acting all crazy.

  • Bob Smith

    The family have options…… Throw that loser on street and change the locks too. Also, don’t make any excuses to save his butt too.

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