On Wednesday, Dwight Long, 61 of Belleville, was convicted of attempted 1st-Degree Murder of his wife on Valentine's Day. The suspect also resisted arrest and fled from police before finally being arrested. In Saint Clair County, a jury found Long guilty of attempted murder, aggravated domestic battery, resisting arrest, and violating an order of protection. The victim, Karva Pitts was stabbed in the back 2xs but survived her injuries. Long's sentencing hearing is scheduled for 9-December 2013. He faces up to 30-years in prison.
October 13, 2013