Vernal PD Issues Release on Early Morning Stabbing at Vernal City Residence

Vernal City Police have confirmed that a stabbing took place at a Vernal City residence near Ashley Regional Medical Center in the early morning hours of September 13th. According to a press release from Vernal PD, officers found that three people had been assaulted and received injuries and at least one person had been stabbed by an unknown assailant. The suspect was described as a male subject wearing all black. Vernal City Police had been dispatched to the same area as the stabbing 30 minutes prior on a complaint of a suspicious person consistent with the description of the suspect in this case. Police are seeking any information on persons seen walking in the area around Ashley Regional Medical Center between 1am and 5am. Investigators have obtained camera footage that provided information on a potential suspect and Vernal PD is welcoming any private citizen or business entity with video footage during that time frame to call 435-789-5835 or 435-789-4222. The victims in this case were all transported to the hospital and one victim was transported to the Wasatch Front for treatment.  As of Thursday afternoon, no suspect had been arrested or charged in connection with this incident.


Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.