Bates County Sheriff Stabbing in Amsterdam

Bates county sheriffs office

On 3/30/21, deputies responded to a residence in Amsterdam Missouri in reference to a stabbing that had just occurred. While enroute deputies were advised that the male subject that was reportedly stabbed was taken to Cass Medical Center by another person. Deputies and a Detective arrived on scene while another Detective was re-routed to Cass Medical Center in Harrisonville.

While on scene deputies interviewed a female subject who stated that there was a physical domestic disturbance at the residence and that she was the victim of being chocked during the altercation. She stated that during the altercation both parties had fallen on the floor. Deputies observed multiple items on the floor to include several kitchen knives. Deputies did observe a laceration on her hand and she stated she did not know how she received that injury. Deputies processed the residence which was RV type of trailer.

While the scene was being processed a second Detective interviewed the male subject at the hospital. The male subject stated that there was a disturbance at the residence and he was attempting to leave when the female became physical and stabbed him in the left chest area. The male subject stated that he never touched the female and did not know how she would have received the injury to her hand.

Deputies observed and photographed a small cut on the male subjects left chest. The cut did not need any major medical treatment and the male was released from the hospital. There were no independent witnesses to the incident as they were the only two present at the time. The case will be presented to the Bates County Prosecutor to determine if and who charges would be filed against.