Albert Lea man charged in May 2022 apartment stabbing faces new charges for stabbing in jail

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(ABC 6 News) – An Albert Lea man charged with stabbing three people at an apartment in May 2022, has now been charged with stabbing one inmate and attempted to stab a second in the Freeborn County Adult Detention Center.

27-year-old CK Kyle Kasio is charged with two counts of 2nd-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Freeborn County District Court Judge Ross Leuning set unconditional bail at $200,000 and conditional bail at $100,000.

On December 16, 2022, deputies responded to the Freeborn County Adult Detention Center for a report of an assault.

According to court documents, Kasio stabbed one victim while he was in bed, and another as he walked into a common area.

Deputy Troeger observed a victim had a cut from being stabbed on his right arm, and it was bleeding. The victim also had three stab wounds to the back of his head. According to the victim, he was in his bed sleeping when Kasio came into his cell and started punching him.

After a few punches, Kasio can be seen in video footage reaching into the pocket on the chest of his jump-suit and grabbing an orange spork that had been sharpened.

Kasio left the cell and went into the common area where he began striking a second victim with a closed fist in the face. Kasio also attempted to stab the second victim.

Kasio stated that he was upset that victim took his stuff. He wanted to shave his beard and didn’t have his items to do so.

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Kasio is also facing two counts of felony 1st-degree assault, and three counts of felony 2nd-degree assault with a dangerous weapon after he turned himself in to police on May 16 following three stabbings in an Albert Lea apartment building.

A pre-trail in that case is scheduled for March 31, 2023. His jury trial is scheduled April 17 2023.

Kasio is expected make his initial court appearance on the new charges on January 19.