Rosepine teen accused in stabbing

Kennedy Prether (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office)
Kennedy Prether (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office)

LEESVILLE, LA (KPLC) - A Rosepine teen is accused in a stabbing, according to a news release from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office.

Authorities said 18-year-old Kennedy Prether is charged with aggravated second-degree battery in the case.

According to Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft, deputies received a complaint of a domestic disturbance at around 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

When deputies arrived, Craft said they discovered the homeowner had sustained a stab wound to the left side of his chest.

After further investigation, Craft said authorities identified Prether in the stabbing.

The homeowner was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

Prether remains in the Vernon Parish Jail.

Bond has not been set.

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