Deer Lake man facing attempted murder charge

Published on July 13, 2017


Thomas Kavanagh, 54, of Deer Lake has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a reported stabbing incident in Port aux Basques about 10 p.m. Wednesday.

According to a RCMP news release, a 39-year-old Port aux Basques man suffered apparent stab wounds to his body. He was transported to hospital, treated for injuries and later released.

RCMP officers, along with paramedics, responded to the incident that occurred on Main Street in the town.

Kavanagh appeared in provincial court in Stephenville Thursday afternoon and was remanded in custody until his next court date of July 17.

The investigation is ongoing.