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Family of stabbing victim speaks up, while suspect is in jail

SOUTH BEND, Ind.- 34-year-old Tommy Love, the suspect in the fatal stabbing at Patrick Metals, is being charged with voluntary manslaughter for the death of 37-year-old Aaron Woods Jr.

Court documents say an altercation between the two caused the stabbing. Love is set for court on Thursday, for a bail hearing and arraignment.

ABC57 spoke with management at Patrick Metals; they say right now is a tough time because Woods was a personal friend.

ABC57 also reached out to the victim’s family even tried to get Tommy Love’s family or friends to share their thoughts.

Investigators say one of Woods’ co-workers, Tommy Love, stabbed him to death at his work place.

Woods’ family says he was a husband, son, father, grandfather, and friend. He was calm and collected with a heart of gold.

The family sent ABC57 this statement.

Aaron was the glue holding our family together and will be dearly missed by his family and friends unconditionally. We love and miss him very much.

Love is being held here at the St. Joe County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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