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On Saturday, August 1, 2020, the Johnston County Sheriff’s office responded to a stabbing that occurred near East Main Street.
Holland Brown, 25, of Wapanucka is accused of stabbing his mother Cristy Smith, 43, of Wapanucka in the neck.
Johnston County Deputies responded to a 911 call involving a physical dispute between Brown and Smith.
Undersheriff Gary Dodd released a statement, “For whatever reason a physical altercation had started and at some point during the altercation, the female was on the ground and the male subject grabbed her by her head and stabbed her in the throat, intentionally, from what we’re gathering.”
When Deputies arrived at the residence the two subjects were nowhere to be found.
Smith was being transferred by personal vehicle to the Atoka County Medical Center, however, the vehicle ran out of gas on Highway Seven near Wards Chapel Road.
An Atoka County Deputy provided aid to Smith until Atoka County EMS could arrive. Smith was air lifted to the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where her condition is unknown at this time.
Deputies were processing the scene when Brown returned to the home with an odor of alcohol on his breath.
Brown has been arrested by the Johnston County Sheriff Department in connection to the case. Johnston County was assisted by the Atoka County Sheriff’s Office and Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Brown is being held at the Johnston County Jail for aggravated domestic abuse, attempted murder, and assault and battery with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.
The case is still currently under investigation. No charges have been filed as of press time.