Girard Man Arrested For Attempted First Degree Murder

Published 04/18 2014 11:58AM

Updated 04/18 2014 08:01PM

GIRARD, KS. --- Thursday evening, Brian L. Taylor, 42, of Girard, was arrested for attempted first degree murder. Taylor is accused of stabbing Jeff Terwilliger, 42, of Girard, KS.

The incident occurred just before 6pm Wednesday, when Girard and Crawford County authorities were called to a fight in the 200 block of N. Ozark St, in Girard, KS. Terwilliger was discovered walking in front of Girard City Hall with apparent wounds, alleged from a knife. Terwilliger was transported by EMS to Girard Medical Center, and was later life-flighted to a hospital in Joplin, MO.

Taylor was taken into to custody by the Girard Police Department without incident. The case is still under investigation.

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