Thursday afternoon stabbing incident in eastern Cass County fatal for one female victim, teenager arrested
PLATTSMOUTH, Nebraska – A male, age 18, has been detained in connection with the fatal stabbing of a lady in eastern Cass County.
Thursday afternoon, deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office were summoned to a residence south of Plattsmouth on Highway 75 for a probable disturbance.
On the site, detectives saw that a small fire had been doused and that a woman’s body was discovered on the living room floor surrounded by blood.
The lady, subsequently identified as Mary Blackwell, 55, suffered many lacerations and a fatal knife cut to the chest, according to the sheriff’s office.
At the scene, Blackwell was pronounced deceased.
According to CCSO, Jabari Parsons, 18, was detained and charged with first- and second-degree murder after being discovered at the crime site.
On Friday, an autopsy was scheduled.