Red Oak woman stabs herself


May 1st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Officials in Montgomery County say a stabbing of a Red Oak woman that occurred in the early morning hours on Tuesday, turned out to be self-inflicted.Red Oak police were called to the intersection of North Broadway and West Oak streets around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. Officers found 19-year old Katty Perez lying in the street with a stab wound to the right side of her head. The woman was taken to the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, and then was transferred to Alegent Creighton Health Creighton University Medical Center by helicopter.

Perez later told personnel of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation that she had inflicted the injuries upon herself. The interviewed followed an investigation by the Red Oak Police Department and the DCI. A charge of making false reports to law enforcement may be filed at a later date on Perez. The investigation concluded around 12:25pm today (Wednesday).