An 18-year-old woman was arrested and charged with felony assault in connection with the stabbing of a man early Thursday morning in Joplin.
Cpl. Chuck Niess of the Joplin Police Department said officers called to 2000 block of South Empire Avenue at 2:52 a.m. located Tre D. Thomas, 20, 1827 W. Second St., with a stab wound near his collar bone.
Niess said Thomas refused medical assistance and told officers he did not wish to press charges, but Kelsey R. Steere, who lives at the address, was arrested and charged with second-degree assault.
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Defendant gets 25 years in beating death of toddler
Eric J. Hicks declined either to admit what he’d done or to express remorse when given an opportunity at his sentencing Friday in the 2011 murder of 18-month-old Emjay Corn.
His public defender, Darren Wallace, spoke for Hicks at his hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court in Joplin.
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Indoor marijuana grow uncovered near Stella
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