NEVADA, MO.--- A Nevada man is behind bars for cutting a woman's throat. Arren Lee McDermott was arrested Friday afternoon after Vernon County sheriff deputies responded to a domestic disturbance on County Road 1200. The sheriff believes the 33-year-old assaulted a female in the home before cutting her throat multiple times. He also cut her face, chest, and back. Deputies say the woman was airlifted to Freeman Health System in Joplin and is doing well. McDermott is being held in the Vernon County Jail on $250,000 bond.
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