Former western Pennsylvania film producer charged with stabbing his wife in South Fayette

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A former local film producer is accused of stabbing his wife in South Fayette Township. The incident reportedly happened shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday at a house in the 5100 block of Forest Ridge Drive. Police say John Mowod, 58, is charged with attempted homicide. and aggravated assault. According to a criminal complaint, Mowad’s son reported hearing his mother screaming from a bedroom and when he forced his way in he saw his father John Mowod positioned on top of his mother. Police said John Mowod was holding a knife. Police said the Son managed to get John Mowad’s knife, but Mowod’s wife had suffered two stab wounds. She was taken to the hospital. was made in the Pittsburgh area, and also has acting credits that include ‘Santa Claws’, ‘FleshEater’ and ‘Lorenzo’s Oil’. Charges against Mowod include attempted homicide and aggravated assault. awaiting appearance.

A former local movie producer is accused of stabbing his wife in South Fayette Township.

The incident reportedly happened shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday at a house in the 5100 block of Forest Ridge Drive.

Police say John Mowod, 58, is charged with attempted homicide and aggravated assault.

According to a criminal complaint, Mowad’s son said he heard his mother screaming from a bedroom and when he forced his way inside he saw his father John Mowod positioned above his mother.

Police said John Mowod was holding a knife.

Police say the son managed to get the knife from John Mowad but Mowod’s wife suffered two stab wounds.

She was taken to the hospital.

Mowod produced, wrote, and starred in the 2009 film “Shannon’s Rainbow” (also known as “Amazing Racer”) which was made in the Pittsburgh area, and also has acting credits that include “Santa Claws”, “FleshEater” and “Lorenzo’s Petroleum.”

Charges against Mowod include attempted homicide and aggravated assault.

Early Thursday morning, he was awaiting his arraignment.

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