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Guest accused of cutting woman’s neck denied bond

A man will remain in the Douglas County Jail after he allegedly cut the neck and thumbs of a Douglasville woman who opened her home to him.

Kenny Wayne Oliver, 20, was denied bond during a hearing Wednesday morning, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Oliver was staying with Sandy Archer and her family at the time of the Aug. 5 attack, Douglas County sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Glenn Daniel said.

Archer’s daughter, Ashley Archer, said Oliver asked to stay with them two months ago. Her mother helped him find a job and was trying to help him get his driver’s license and a motorcycle, she said.

“It’s just hard to believe that someone I’ve known since the first grade would do this to my mom,” Ashley Archer told Channel 2.

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Sandy Archer is expected to survive her injuries.

Oliver was arrested Aug. 17 in Spartanburg, S.C., and returned to Georgia on Tuesday. He is in the county jail on charges of aggravated battery and aggravated assault deadly weapon.

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