Cops & Courts

BEAVERVILLE — Iroquois County Sheriff’s police, with assistance from Kankakee County Sheriff’s police, investigated a stabbing that sent two people to Kankakee area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday afternoon.

The stabbing occurred in a residence on South Bower Road in rural Beaverville, according to a press release from Iroquois County Sheriff’s police.

Upon arriving on scene, officers discovered two people had been stabbed during a domestic-related incident.

The suspect had fled the scene before officers arrived and was unable to be located.

At the hospital, both victims refused to cooperate with officers, according to the release.

The incident remains under investigation.


Jeff Bonty has worked for The Daily Journal since September 1986, starting in the sports department before moving to news reporting in 2002. He's a native of Indiana and graduate of Purdue University. His email is

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