• Prosecutors state that Casey, armed with a large military-style knife, stabbed Wallace multiple times in the chest.
Christopher James Casey, 55, of Hatboro, Pennsylvania, faces charges of causing the death of Robert Wallace, 62, in a stabbing incident related to a longstanding dispute over snoring.
The conflict arose due to the noise, audible through a joint wall connecting their homes, which kept Casey awake. Wallace confronted Casey at his residence, leading to a verbal altercation.
Prosecutors state that Casey, armed with a large military-style knife, stabbed Wallace multiple times in the chest.
Police discovered Wallace's body near Casey's home, while Casey himself sustained a leg wound, seeking medical attention.
Blood, the knife, and a phone were found at Casey's residence. The two individuals, who had "personal issues" for the past year and a half, were treated at the same hospital, but sadly, Wallace succumbed to his injuries.
Casey faces charges of third-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, and possession of an instrument of crime, with bail set at $1 million.
The forensic pathologist determined Wallace's demise resulted from multiple stab wounds, officially classified as a homicide.