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Bizarre stabbing in Dexter

By Crystal Britt

DEXTER, MO (KFVS) - Night of drinking turns bloody in Stoddard County.  

One man is behind bars and two others are sent in the hospital after a stabbing in Dexter Friday night on Clements Street.  

According to the Dexter Police Department, a call came in about a drunk man coming into another man's house while he was taking a shower.

The reporting party made the intoxicated man leave.

When officers approached the intoxicated man's trailer they heard a woman screaming, so officers entered.

Inside they found a large amount of blood smeared on the hallway walls.

Police say three people were in the hall covered in blood.

The suspect we're told stabbed the victims with a large pocket knife.

A 20 year old woman, and a 35 year old man were transported to the hospital.

Meanwhile 35 year old William Smith was placed under arrest and charged with 1st degree assault and armed criminal action.

Smith is being held at the Dexter Police Department.

Bond is set for $75,000 cash only.

Police say the victims have non life threatening injuries.

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