17-year-old Arrested In Grandmother’s Stabbing

BURR OAK TWP. (AP) – Authorities say a 17-year-old has been arrested in the stabbing of his 55-year-old grandmother in southwestern Michigan.
The Kalamazoo Gazette and the Sturgis Journal report Georgeanna Sparks was stabbed Thursday afternoon at her home in St. Joseph County’s Burr Oak Township.

Authorities say she was found outside the home with stab wounds to her throat. She was airlifted to a Kalamazoo hospital, where she last was listed in stable condition.

St. Joseph County Prosecutor John McDonough planned to review the case Friday and decide whether to authorize charges that could include attempted murder. McDonough says a verbal dispute apparently turned physical, and a knife was recovered from the scene.

Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Fall Festivals In Metro DetroitFrom music to art to special events, there's a little something for everyone's delight.
Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.

Watch & Listen