Malachi Dorns

Clarke County Sheriff's Office

A 19-year old Athens man remains behind bars this evening, after he’s accused of stabbing his brother and injuring his mother. Police say Malachi Dorns was involved in an argument with his brother, 29-year old Muniyr Gay, when he grabbed a kitchen and began stabbing Gay.

When their mother, Gail Dorns, tried to intervene, Dorns is accused of stabbing her multiple times as well. Gay was pronounced dead at the scene.