Police Investigating Homicide, Burglary and Stabbing in Washington County
In this week’s issue, read about recent crime including a suspicious death in Ashley, a stabbing in Irvington, and an attempted burglary at CTB in Nashville. All in this week’s issue.
Death of Ashley Man Determined to be Homicide – more details in this week’s issue
An Ashley man found dead Sunday in his home was the victim of a homicide, according to Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger.
David Woodrome, 71, was pronounced dead by Styninger Sunday at 1:32 p.m. after his body was found by a friend.
An autopsy was performed, as the cause of death was determined to be suspicious. That autopsy was performed Tuesday at at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon, which determined that the manner of death was homicide.
Man Stabbed in Irvington – more details in this week’s issue
Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to reports of a stabbing in Irvington Sunday afternoon.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene and requested assistance by the Centralia Police Department.
The suspect, who fled the scene before police arrived, left the alleged weapon used in the stabbing at the scene. The suspect in the incident not been identified.
Burglars Attempt Break-In Of Community Trust ATM – more details in this week’s issue
Burglars hooked a chain to the ATM at the Community Trust Bank in Nashville early Friday in attempt to pull off the vault door.
The door stayed intact, but the ATM was moved about 15 feet, said Nashville Police Chief Brian Fletcher.