NEW: Deputies Identify Stabbing Victim

Posted: May 5, 2014

Daily News-Record

The man who suffered multiple stab wounds Saturday night on the west end of Rockingham County has been identified.

Sheriff Bryan Hutcheson said Robert Atkinson, 52, of Dayton, was transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville by helicopter late Saturday night. He was treated for multiple stab wounds to his torso and released Sunday evening.

Atkinson was stabbed around 10:30 p.m. off Coopers Mountain Road near Clover Hill, just south of U.S. 33. 

Hutcheson said the investigation is ongoing and no one has been charged.



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