Update: Knox Co. Stabbing


Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported domestic dispute at  213 S. Short Street in Wheatland just after 7:30 Friday evening.

When they arrived they found 35-year-old Gerald Sturgeon lying in the front doorway of the home with a stab wound in the back.

Sturgeon was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes where he died from his injuries. An autopsy Saturday determined the manner of death was homicide.

Officials arrested 39-year-old Candice R. Charlton at the scene. She was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital for evaluation, the taken to jail after her release. She faces a preliminary charge of Murder.

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