Stabbing Leaves Male Subject with Severe Injuries.

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Robertsville, Mo. – Last night at approximately 8:25 p.m. Franklin County Deputies responded to the 1000 block of Osage Parkway for a stabbing.  When deputies arrived on scene, they discovered there had been a domestic dispute between two individuals.

During the argument, the female stabbed the male several times in his back, causing severe injuries and excessive amount of blood loss.  He was flown from the scene to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur, Mo.

The female stated that they had been drinking and began arguing.  She stated that she stabbed the male subject in self-defense because she was afraid of him.  However, the male subject agreed they had been arguing, but was stabbed while standing with his back to her.

Deputies are further investigating the events that took place.  The female was taken into custody for investigation of assault in the first-degree.  She has been identified as a 58-year-old white female of Robertsville, Mo.