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08/30/2017

Stabbing

On 08/29/2017 at approx. 6:00 A.M., the Oregon County Sheriff's Officer received a report that a man had attacked his mother and her paramour with a knife on Park Avenue in Koshkonong.

Melina Morgan, of Koshkonong, stated that her son, 24 year old Nathan Morgan, crept into her bedroom while she and Ronald Kelley, of Mammoth Spring, were sleeping and attacked them with a knife. Melina was able to retreat out of the residence and across F highway to a neighbor's house while Kelley struggled with Morgan. Kelley was able to disarm Morgan and convince him to return to his apartment in a separate building on the property.

Nathan Morgan was taken into custody without incident by officers from the Oregon County Sheriff's Office and the Thayer Police Department. He was transported to the Thayer Police Department, where he remains in custody.

Melina Morgan was transported to Ozarks Medical Center by ambulance for treatment of wounds received in the attack. Kelley sought medical treatment by private vehicle.

Nathan Morgan was charged with 2 counts of 1st Degree Domestic Assault, a class A felony and bond was set at $50,000.00 cash/corporate surety.

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