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Cozad stabbing victim treated and released from hospital, wife in custody

Cozad stabbing victim treated and released from hospital, wife in custody
Courtesy/ Dawson County Sheriff's Office. Dimon Morrison.

Cozad Police responded early Sunday to a report of an assault involving weapons in a residential area of the community. Officers found 29 year old Justin Morrison laying on the ground with a knife protruding from his left shoulder. Morrison said his wife, 32 year old Dimon  Morrison, had stabbed him during a domestic altercation. Both were transported to Cozad Community Hospital for treatment of injuries.

Justin Morrison was later transferred to CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Justin Morrison was treated and released from Good Samaritan Hospital and Cozad Police cited him for third degree domestic assault.

Dimon Morrison was released from Cozad Community Hospital and placed in custody. She was arraigned Monday afternoon in Dawson County Court on charges of 1st degree domestic assault and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony. Dimon Morrison is being held in the Dawson County Jail on 10% of $100,000 bond. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 27 at 1:00 p.m.



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