63-year-old Moro, Ill. woman charged in knife attack

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by Carlos Otero / KMOV.com Staff

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Posted on October 21, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Updated Monday, Oct 21 at 11:06 PM

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(KMOV) –A 63-year-old Illinois woman has been charged after authorities say she attacked someone with a knife during a verbal property dispute on Sunday.

Carmin C. McGaughey, 63, was charged Monday with felony aggravated battery by the Madison County Circuit Court.

On Sunday, October 20, deputies with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in the 6900 block of Kennedy Lane, Moro, Illinois, in reference to a disturbance involving a weapon.

According to authorities, the victim told deputies that McGaughey stabbed him during a dispute over property.

McGaughey reportedly returned home after the alleged attack, police said.

Deputies located McGaughey at her home, as well as the knife allegedly used in the attack.

According to authorities, McGaughey was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Madison County Jail.

The victim was not seriously injured, police said.

Bond for McGaughey was set a $25,000.

 

 

 

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