1 dead, 1 hurt in Junction City stabbings; suspect arrested

August 6, 2022 GMT

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing incident early Saturday in Junction City that left one woman dead and one man injured.

Authorities responded to a call about 2:30 a.m. and discovered a man suffering from a stab wound. He was transported to Geary Community Hospital, where he is listed in serious but stable condition.

Police later learned that a 30-year-old Fort Riley woman had been transported to Irwin Army Hospital, where she died from stab wounds.

The suspect, a 21-year-old Junction City man, drove himself to Geary Community Hospital to be treated for a non-life threatening stab wound. He was arrested on suspicion of second degree murder, aggravated battery, domestic battery and aggravated assault.

The man is being held in the Geary County Detention Center awaiting his first court appearance.