Man stabbed over lawn chair

NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia (WAVY) – Two Virginia brothers are facing charges after a man was stabbed Sunday evening during an argument over a lawn chair.

According to the victim, Roger Boyke held him down and choked him as Rodney Boyke stabbed him.

The victim said he was sitting in his lawn chair on the porch Sunday evening.

He said the Boykes came home and demanded he get out of the chair and off the porch.

When he refused, he said the brothers grabbed him from behind. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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