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Man allegedly savagely stabbed Portland cab driver after someone called him a name

According to court paperwork, the suspect, Justin Kristiansen, admitted to police he stabbed Joe Kamzee after his arrest last week. (Craig Cobbett/WGME)

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Court documents have revealed new details in the savage stabbing of a Portland cab driver.

According to court paperwork obtained by CBS 13, the suspect, Justin Kristiansen, admitted to police he stabbed Joe Kamzee after his arrest last week.

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In a police report, Kristiansen told investigators he attacked Kamzee because he was angry after someone called him a name earlier in the evening.

Kristiansen also told police he suffers from mental health issues.

Kamzee’s injuries were so severe he had to be rushed to a Boston hospital.

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