Cadiz Man Charged With Attempted Murder
By West Kentucky Star Staff
TRIGG COUNTY - The Kentucky State Police is investigating an alleged assault in Trigg County that left a man wounded.

KSP says they were notified by Trigg County Hospital Tuesday afternoon regarding a 35-year-old man who arrived at the hospital with a suspected knife wound to the face.

An investigation revealed that the victim had been in an altercation with 36-year-old Dustin S. Underwood of Cadiz earlier in the morning. Underwood reportedly used a knife to cut the victim's jawline during the altercation.

Underwood was located Tuesday afternoon at his residence in Cadiz and arrested.

He was taken to the Christian County Jail and charged with attempted murder, tampering with physical evidence, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The victim was treated at the hospital and released.

Published 09:09 PM, Tuesday May. 19, 2020
Updated 09:16 PM, Tuesday May. 19, 2020



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