The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the individuals that were stabbed by a 14-year-old boy in April.

The names of the victims were James Powell and Dawn Powell both of the residence, and have since been released from the hospital.

From here, the investigation will be turned over to the Juvenile Office.


REEDS, Mo. — A teenager is arrested in connection to a double stabbing in rural Jasper County last night, April 25th.

It was almost 11 P.M. when sheriff’s deputies were called to a home at 8711 county road 40, about five miles northeast of Reeds, Missouri.

A 54-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman were found with serious injuries. They were taken to local hospitals for treatment, and are expected to make a full recovery.

A 14-year-old boy was taken into custody and transported to the juvenile detention center in Joplin.