Central Missouri Woman Stabbed To Death; Suspect Arrested
Authorities arrested a suspect after a 22-year-old central Missouri woman was stabbed to death on Labor Day.
Howard County Sheriff Mike Neal said deputies responding to a home in Franklin Monday evening found Courtney Clardy dead of several stab wounds.
Authorities searched for 44-year-old Emmett Wood Jr. and found him Tuesday morning using a Missouri State Highway Patrol helicopter. Patrol spokesman Sgt. Scott White said Wood was arrested by force.
Wood was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder. No further information was immediately released.