State Senator Creigh Deeds has been taken to the hospital after what State Police are calling an assault at his home. State Police say Senator Deeds has been taken to UVA Hospital in Charlottesville for treatment of serious injuries. Police were called out to Deeds’ home in Bath County at 7:25 a.m. A second person in the home is dead. State Police are going to have a press briefing at 12:00 p.m.

Update: Authorities say Deeds is in fair condition at a hospital with stab wounds to the head and chest.  He had been previously listed as critical.