Woman charged with assault in Decatur stabbing investigation


Karen Hunt (Photo: Decatur Police Department)

DECATUR, Ala. – A woman has been charged with assault after police say a fight with a family member led to a stabbing.

On January 26, Decatur police officers were called to Memorial Drive for a stabbing. Officers found a victim suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators said Karen Dillard Hunt, 58, got into a fight with a family member. During the altercation, Hunt cut the other person.

Hunt was placed under arrest with second-degree domestic violence, and second-degree assault. Hunt was taken to the Morgan County Jail where she was booked on a $5,000 bond.

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