Woman charged with attempted murder in stabbing of 90-year-old Haysville man

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HAYSVILLE Kan. (KAKE) -

The woman accused of stabbing a 90-year-old man, critically injuring him, on Tuesday is charged with attempted murder. 

Haysville Police Chief Jeffrey Whitfield said 25-year-old Kerri Telford is being held on a charges of attempted first-degree murder and failure to comply. She was originally arrested for aggravated battery.

Her bond was set at $150,000.

Chief Whitfield said the victim is recovering and is in stable condition.


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A 90-year-old man suffered critical injuries in a stabbing Tuesday morning in Haysville.

Police were called just before 10:30 a.m. to a stabbing in the 900 block of East Karla Ct. Police Chief Jeffrey Whitfield said the man was seeking help at a neighbor's house when officers arrived on scene.

Chief Whitfield said the incident stemmed from some sort of domestic argument in his home. He was responsive when he was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

A 25-year-old woman who is related to the victim was taken into custody and booked for aggravated battery. Jail records identify her as Kerri Telford.

Telford is held on $100,000 bond.

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