Buckner Man ID’d, Arrested in Thursday Stabbing

Buckner Man ID’d, Arrested in Thursday Stabbing

BUCKNER – A Buckner man has been arrested  in connection with a stabbing that happened in Buckner Thursday.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, 74-year-old William Edwards was arrested and charged with Aggravated Domestic Battery and taken to the Franklin County  Jail.

Deputies were called to a home in Buckner at 7:30 p.m. and upon arriving found William Edwards involved in an ongoing physical altercation with his son, 41-year-old Brian Edwards, who lives in the same home.

Brian Edwards was suffering from a stab wound to the abdomen. Hewas taken by helicopter to Carbondale Memorial Hospital.

Deputies made two other arrests at the scene that were unrelated to the stabbing.

Fifty-three-year-old Kevin Kondoudis and 28-year-old Whitney Gosnell, both of Buckner, were arrested for Obstructing a Peace Officer, for causing a disturbance outside the Edwards home during the early stages of the investigation. Gosnell was also charged with Possession of Methamphetamine.

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