Man stabbed by Lake Malone


By Chris Cooper - ccooper@newsdemocratleader.com



An Indiana man was stabbed Saturday, May 28 near the Lake Malone area. There are not many details of the incident at this time, however, the case has been turned over to Commonwealth Attorney Gail Guiling’s office for further investigations.

According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, a call came into the Logan County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) from Barbara Hazelrigg, 47, of Newburg, Ind., claiming her husband David Hazelrigg had been stabbed at 211 Rocky Acres Drive at Lake Malone. According to the police, Mrs. Hazelrigg told dispatchers that her husband was bleeding severely and needed help.

Deputy Billy Poole of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to the Car Wash in Lewisburg where he met the victim who was bleeding severely and unconscious due to blood loss.

Poole stated Mr. Hazelrigg had been stabbed in the arm cutting an artery. Deputy Poole bandaged the wound prior to EMS arriving and stopped the bleeding. EMS transported Hazelrigg to Logan Memorial Hospital. He was later transferred to Skyline Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., due to the severity of the injury.

The incident is under investigation. Also listed on the police report was a third party, 19-year-old Adam Hazelrigg. It is not known at this time what part he plays in the incident.

Deputy Poole was assisted by Clint Wright of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, Officer Steven Meridith of the Russellville Police Department and Detective Kevin Bibb of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department.

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By Chris Cooper

ccooper@newsdemocratleader.com

To contact Chris Cooper, email ccooper@newsdemocratleader.com or call 270-726-8394.

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