Indictment Filed in Douglas County Stabbing

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by Sam Clanton


AVA, Mo. – A grand jury indictment is filed against a man from Mountain Grove who allegedly stabbed two women in Douglas County in November.

According to court records, the cash-only bond for 23-year-old Jeremy Delk is now set at 75-thousand dollars. He remains incarcerated in Ava and is scheduled to return to court for arraignment on February 6th.

Delk is facing two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of armed criminal action and one count of second-degree sodomy.

The morning of November 17th, officers responded to a report of a double stabbing south of Mountain Grove near AE Highway in eastern Douglas County.

According to a news release, Douglas County Sheriff Chris Degase and Wright County Sheriff Glenn Adler arrested Delk from underneath a porch at a home in the area.

Two women were treated for stab wounds and were released from a Springfield hospital.