Charges dropped against Karnak, IL woman accused of stabbing man to death

Charges dropped against Karnak, IL woman accused of stabbing man to death
All charges have been terminated for a Karnak, Illinois woman in connection with a deadly stabbing on Friday, Dec. 28. (Source: Picasa)

KARNAK, IL (KFVS) - All charges have been terminated for a Karnak, Illinois woman in connection with a deadly stabbing on Friday, Dec. 28.

According to Pulaski Coutnty State’s Attorney James Flummer, a grand jury convened on Jan. 18 to consider evidence on the accused.

The Grand Jury chose not to return an indictment against the woman. On Jan. Tuesday, Jan 22 the “No Bill” was returned in open court.

The state’s attorney’s office said this has the effect of dropping all charges against the woman.

From information available outside of the proceedings, officials said it appeared there was substantial evidence of self defense.

Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic dispute in Karnak, Illinois on Friday, Dec. 28.

According to Illinois State Police, when law enforcement arrived they found that King, 33, of Karnak, Ill., had been stabbed. King would later die due to these injuries.

The woman allegedly stabbed King during a dispute. She was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter and aggravated domestic battery. Again, the charges were dropped on Jan. Tuesday, Jan 22

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