Elkhart deputies arrest stabbing suspect
The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department arrested a suspect after a woman was stabbed Wednesday evening.
Deputies were called to a home on Timberbrook Circle around 10:40 p.m. to investigate a stabbing.
The victim, 37-year-old Lana Puckett, told police 30-year-old Frances McMannis stabbed her in the abdomen during an argument.
McMannis was arrested on the following charges:
Battery with a Deadly Weapon- felony
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- misdemeanor
Neglect of a Dependent- felony.
Puckett was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.
During the investigation, the Department of Child Services was contacted to find care for McMannis' six children who were released to a family member.