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Man Lied About Riverwalk Stabbing

By Marcus Gilmer in News on May 11, 2010 3:40PM

2010_05_11_doctor.jpg An Iowa man who claimed he was stabbed by a mugger on the Riverwalk last month has now come clean: he made it all up. Police have charged Gary Hunninghake, 63, of Coralville, Iowa (pictured right) with felony disorderly conduct for filing a fake police report for the April 24 "incident." Police have maintained since the incident occurred that Hunninghake's story had inconsistencies. He claimed to have been stabbed multiple times shortly before 6 a.m. on April 24 while jogging along the Riverwalk but it now turns out those wounds were self-inflicted but police said they have no motive as to why so far. Hunninghake turned himself in to police yesterday afternoon.