Man allegedly stabs son's grandmother 14 times after visitation dispute in La Porte

LA PORTE, Texas (KTRK) -- The man charged in the stabbing of a La Porte woman Wednesday went before a judge when new details were revealed through court documents.

Cassius Lorenzo Collins, 21, is charged with burglary with intent to commit aggravated assault. It is a first degree felony.

According to the affidavit, Collins stabbed Angela Lara 14 times, and also cut off part of one of her ears. It was later recovered in a bedroom.

The affidavit stated that Collins was upset because Lara would not allow him to see his child, who is her grandson. Police said Wednesday there was a family connection between the victim and the suspect.

Lara was hospitalized for her injuries. When Collins was arrested, he was said to have wounds on his hands and arms from a knife.

His bond was set at $75,000.

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