70-year-old woman arrested in Watertown stabbing

Watertown police say a suspect is in custody in a stabbing that left the victim with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Officers were dispatched to to a residence just before 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, where they found an adult victim with two stab wounds.

Police immediately identified and located a suspect. Seveny-year-old Wanda Shepherd of Watertown was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault.

The victim was taken to the hospital.

Watertown police and the South Dakota DCI are investigating.


March 21, 2024