CAMDEN, MO – Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of assault yesterday morning in Camden.

According to the Ray County Sheriff’s office, dispatch assisted in guiding the alleged victim, who had multiple injuries, out of a residence and to a location where deputies could make contact, and ensure treatment. The suspect was reportedly suicidal, intending to threaten deputies as a means of carrying out suicide.  Phone contact with the person failed.  After law enforcement made entry to the residence, the suspect was eventually removed and transported to Ray County Jail.