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Updated: Second Arrest Made Following Mardela Springs Stabbing

Posted: 09/28/2017 16:45:00 -04:00 Updated:
Dana Dennard and Van Edward Turner Dana Dennard and Van Edward Turner

SALISBURY, Md.- A second person has been arrested in connection with an incident in Mardela Springs that ended with a man being stabbed multiple times, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office.

The investigation began on Sept. 16, when a deputy met with a man in the emergency room at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. The man reported that he had been stabbed at a party in Mardela Springs, the Sheriff's Office said.

During the investigation, the deputy learned that the man was involved in a "physical altercation" with another person when a third person stabbed him four times in his side, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said they were able to identify 28-year-old Dana Dennard as the person who allegedly stabbed the man.

Dennard was charged with first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and affray. She was detained in the Wicomico County Detention Center without bond pending a District Court bond review. 

The sheriff's office said a further investigation allowed the deputy to identify the person that initially assaulted the victim as 42-year-old Van Edward Turner, of Hebron.

The victim told investigators that Turner wrestled him to the ground at which time the assault continued and culminated with the victim being stabbed.

Upon arrest on Oct. 2, Turner was charged with first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and affray. He was then ordered held without bond. 

 

 

 

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