Provo stabbing victims released from hospital

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The victims of a stabbing that occurred Friday, Jan. 23, were released from the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center according to the hospital’s media contact Janet Frank.

The two victims were 43-year-old Catrina Rose and 44-year-old Christopher Dixon. They were attacked in the Boulders apartment complex in southwest Provo, sustaining several knife wounds.

Rose called police after a witness entered the scene and distracted her attackers.

Provo Police took 37-year-old Markese Roberson, of Salt Lake City, into custody after two suspects tried to evade the first officer. Police found Roberson with fresh blood on his face, hands, jacket, pants and shoes.

Provo Police apprehended the second suspect, 52-year-old Gregory Anderson, in another apartment in the complex shortly thereafter, according to Provo Police public information officer Lt. Brandon Post.

The suspects and victims were known acquaintances, though their exact relationship is unclear, as is the reason for the attack. “Allegedly, from what we’re getting, is that it might be related to some sort of debt,” Post said. “But again, there are some conflicting reports.”

Both suspects were booked into the Utah County Jail. They were booked for attempted homicide and aggravated burglary, and Roberson was booked for additional charges including possession with intent to distribute.

Stabbing suspect Markese Roberson was booked into the Utah County Jail on Jan. 23. (Utah County Jail)
Stabbing suspect Markese Roberson was booked into the Utah County Jail on Jan. 23. (Utah County Jail)
Provo Police apprehended stabbing suspect Gregory Anderson and booked him into the Utah County Jail shortly after  the first suspect was booked. (Utah County Jail)
Provo Police apprehended stabbing suspect Gregory Anderson shortly after the first suspect was booked. (Utah County Jail)
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