An Independence man was in Carroll county court Thursday for a preliminary hearing on the charges of domestic assault, armed criminal action and endangering the welfare of a child. According to reports, Christopher Carpenter, 36, was driving through Carroll County earlier this year and allegedly stabbed his wife in the leg multiple times with a pocket knife. Authorities also allege that Carpenter attempted to fatally injure his wife and their 15 year-old son by wrecking the vehicle. Carpenter’s attorney has requested a continuance and a preliminary hearing is now scheduled for February 27th at 9 a.m.
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102 North Mason
Carrollton, Missouri 64633