• Last hospitalized FR stabbing victim released


    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - After more than a month since the stabbings at Franklin Regional High School, the last victim to be hospitalized was released Saturday.

    Greg Keener, 15, had been at Forbes Hospital since the April 9 attack that left 20 students and a security guard injured.

    Keener’s sister, Rachel Keener, sent out a message on Twitter on Saturday afternoon that said, “I am the happiest sister in the world, because after 38 days, Greg is finally coming home! #FRSTRONG.”

    Forbes Hospital Present and CEO Reese Jackson said, "It has been an honor to provide care and treatment to the injured Franklin Regional students. An emotional attachment exists throughout the hospital for these young men and their families and there is tremendous joy knowing that they all survived. We would like thank the community for its continued support.”

    Alex Hribal, a Franklin Regional High School sophomore, is accused of carrying out the attack using two kitchen knives. He is being charged as an adult with 21 counts of attempted homicide and aggravated assault in addition to a school weapons violation.

    A preliminary hearing for Hribal is scheduled for June 4.

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