Man charged for attempted murder in downtown Wichita stabbing
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A man arrested for stabbing a stranger in a Nov. 21 attack in downtown Wichita is formally charged with attempted murder. In Sedgwick County District Court Thursday, a judge charged Jeffrey Robert Elam with one count of attempted murder in the second degree and set his bond at $500,000.
Late on the night of Nov. 21, police responded to a stabbing in the 100 bock of North St. Francis. When officers arrived, they found the victim, identified as 22-year-old Autumn Haverkamp, with a stab wound to her abdomen. An ambulance took her to a local hospital where she spent time in the ICU before being well enough to continue her recovery at home.
Friends and family set up a GoFundMe page to help Autumn with medical bills.
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