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      No bond for suspected serial killer Elias Abuelazam

      Elias Abuelazam, the suspected serial stabber, was arraigned Thursday afternoon in 68th District Court in Flint.

      Judge Nathaniel C. Perry III offered no bond for the man suspected in 18 attacks in three states, including five fatal stabbings.

      Read more Special transportation arranged for extradition A tour of the suspect's jail cell Complete coverage of the serial stabbing suspect

      Abuelazam was arraigned on assault with intent to murder, which is a felony that carries a life sentence. A press conference is next. Stay tuned to NBC25 and ConnectMidMichigan for details.

      Abuelazam did not enter a plea. He will be in 68th District Court at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31 for a pre-trial.

      Additional murder charges are coming pending crime lab results.

      Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton wants life in prison without parole for Abuelazam.

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