Woman hospitalized, husband accused of domestic assault in Steele, MO

Woman hospitalized, husband accused of domestic assault in Steele, MO
Cornelius Minor, of Steele, was charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action and tampering with physical evidence. (Source: Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Office) (Long, James)

STEELE, MO (KFVS) - A woman was critically injured and her husband arrested in connection to an alleged domestic assault.

According to Steele Police Chief Billy Joe Stanfield, on Tuesday, October 16, Steele officers and Pemiscot County deputies responded to the house on Smith Street.

A 25-year-old woman was found critically wounded and airlifted a Memphis, Tenn. hospital.

Her 56-year-old husband was arrested.

Cornelius Minor, of Steele, was charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action and tampering with physical evidence. There is no bond on the warrant.

He is currently being held at the Pemiscot County Jail.

The Missouri Highway Patrol and the Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Office was asked to assist in the investigation by Chief Stanfield.

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