Cadiz, Ky. man accused of cutting another man’s face in fight

Cadiz, Ky. man accused of cutting another man’s face in fight
Dustin Underwood allegedly used a knife to cut the man’s jawline during the fight. (Source: Christian County Regional Jail)

CADIZ, Ky. (KFVS) - Kentucky State Police is investigating an alleged assault in Trigg County.

Dustin S. Underwood, 36, of Cadiz, was charged with attempted murder, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree possession of controlled substance - first offense (Methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia-buy/possess.

According to KSP, they received a report from Trigg County Hospital ER regarding a 35-year-old man who arrived at the ER on Tuesday afternoon, May 19 with a suspected knife wound to his face.

Troopers said the man and Dustin Underwood had been in a fight early on Tuesday morning.

Underwood allegedly used a knife to cut the man’s jawline during the fight.

At around 3:25 p.m., Underwood was arrested at his home in Cadiz without incident.

He was taken to the Christian County Jail.

The injured man was treated and released from the hospital.

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