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Harsh words for serial killer from his victims

Jessica Harthorn of NBC station WEYI of Flint, Mich., tracked down relatives of some of the victims of the Michigan serial stabber and says it was a day of tears, hugs and anger.

Cries of relief from the family of Arnold Minor after they learn his suspected killer has been arrested.

49-year-old Minor was the fifth person murdered by Flint's serial killer.

He died here on Saginaw Street, just south of downtown Flint on August 2.

Thursday, the suspected killer, 33-year-old Elias Abuelazam was arrested boarding a plane at an airport in Atlanta, Georgia.

"I want them to hang 'im up by his nuts, string him up and let him hang for a while," said Elzora Minor, the mother of Arnold Minor.

Harthorn heard similar sentiments from Richard Booker, who survived an attack July 19.


"I hope they kill him, I don't want to waste my tax dollars on a nutty killer," said Richard Booker, a victim of the serial killer.

He was slashed down his abdomen, stabbed in the liver and cut to the bone on his forearms.

Booker says he was walking down Charles Road about 10:30 at night, he was walking back from Beecher Beer and Wine, when he saw a man on the side of the road. He asked Booker for help unlatching the hood of his car.

"I'm trying to help him open it, and he just snuck around from behind and gutted me like a fish," said Booker.

After the attack, Booker dragged himself to his front porch, losing eight pints of blood. He was on the brink of death when his wife found him.

"I didn't feel a lot of pain. I was just scared to death, because I know I was bleeding a lot, and I wasn't ready to die," said Booker.

That was his last thought before waking up in the I.C.U two weeks later.

"Just pray to God, let me live," said Booker.