Woman Arrested in Waynesville Stabbing

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. -- A man from Waynesville is in a Springfield area hospital after receiving severe stab wounds to his head early Thursday.

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department says it happened shortly before 8:00 a.m. at a home on Swindell Drive in Waynesville.  

According to a press release, when deputies got to the home, they found the 44-year old man with knife wounds to his head and a woman with a knife wound to her hand.

The condition of the man was not available.

Press release from Pulaski County Sheriff:  

The release says the woman was arrested at the scene and taken to an area hospital for treatment of her hand injury.  Detectives plan to ask prosecutors for criminal charges against the woman for domestic assault and armed criminal action. 
On January 25, 2018, at 7:55am Pulaski County deputies were sent to a home in the 25000 block of Swindell Drive, Waynesville, Missouri, for a reported domestic altercation. Upon arrival at the scene deputies found a 44 year old male subject with severe knife wounds to the head area and a 44 year old female subject with a knife wound to her hand. The male subject was transported by ambulance to a Springfield, Missouri, area hospital. The female subject was taken into custody at the scene and transported to the Lebanon Hospital. Upon her release she will be booked into the Pulaski County Jail and placed on a 24-hour charging hold.
A Reserve Pulaski County Detective was called in to oversee and finish up the case. The detective will submit a statement of probable cause to the Pulaski County Prosecutor later today requesting charges of Domestic Assault in the First Degree and Armed Criminal Action be filed on the female subject. Another detective is enroute to the hospital in Springfield to obtain evidence related to the case and conduct a follow up interview with the victim if the victim’s medical condition will permit the interview.
The investigation will continue.


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