One Person Dead, Another Injured in Stabbing in Boone County

by: Scott McCaulley

One person is under arrest after a stabbing incident last week on Edwin Mac Road east of Harrison in Boone County that leaves one person dead and another with critical injuries.

Sheriff Mike Moore released an update on the incident that occurred early last Friday morning.

In the release, Sheriff Moore says officers that arrived on scene reported that 16-year-old Cloud Knight had suffered a single stab wound and his mother Susan Knight had been stabbed multiple times.

Boone County Deputies and EMT’s on scene attempted lifesaving care for Cloud Knight who was later pronounced dead.  Susan Knight sustained critical injuries and was transported to Cox Medical Center in Springfield.

Susan Knight’s 14-year-old son was identified as the person responsible for the stabbings and was arrested and taken into custody.

Susan Knight is currently listed in Stable Condition while her 14-year-old son is being held at the Juvenile Detention Center in Bentonville facing 1st Degree Murder and Attempted Murder Charges.

The motive for the stabbing is still under investigation according to Sheriff Moore.

 

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