Update: Evansville man accused of stabbing passenger, pulled over for speeding on U.S. 41

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Pictured: Sean Keith/Photo courtesy Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office

Update (8:09 p.m.)

Vanderburgh County – An Evansville man is facing attempted murder charges after a trooper stopped his vehicle for reckless driving.

Sean Keith is charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, criminal recklessness, false informing, and aggravated battery.

Around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper stopped the vehicle on Highway 41 near Lynch Road for reckless driving and found the driver, Keith, and his passenger 28-year-old Stephanie Marshall, with stab wounds.

An investigation revealed Keith and Marshall were driving in Vanderburgh County when an argument occurred between the two.

Police say Keith pulled over somewhere, exited the vehicle and approached the passenger’s side and stabbed Marshall.

Troopers believe Keith was trying to stab Marshall in the neck are, but was stabbed in her hand when she tried to defend herself.

ISP says Keith was also stabbed in the incident.

Keith was on his way to a hospital when they were pulled over. Both were taken to an area hospital for their injuries.

Once Keith was treated, he was taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail.

Keith also has a warrant out of Rush County for a probation violation.

Marshall is still being treated for her injuries.

Original Story

VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – Two victims with stab wounds were found after an Indiana State Police Trooper stopped a vehicle for reckless driving.

According to ISP, the trooper stopped the car on Highway 41 near Lynch Rd. for reckless driving.

They say that’s when the trooper found two stabbing victims inside.

The victims are being treated for their injuries.

ISP says the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

We will continue to update information once it becomes available.

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(This story was originally published on August 27, 2019)

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