Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched Saturday evening to a stabbing in the Seagrove residential community located south of Gleneden Beach. Upon contact with the victim, a 34 year old male, told the deputy an unknown subject stabbed him twice in the upper back while he was walking alone. The victim reported the suspect fled on foot. The victim was transported to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital by PacWest Ambulance for treatment of two non-life threatening puncture wounds.
A short time later, an investigation conducted by deputies revealed the incident was an act of domestic violence and occurred at the victim’s residence located on Beaver Court in Gleneden Beach. Following multiple witness interviews, deputies re-interviewed the victim at the hospital and learned his live-in girlfriend, 32 year old Gleneden Beach resident Melissa Anne Greenawault, obtained a kitchen knife during an argument and stabbed him twice in the back.
Greenawault was taken into custody and lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on the following charges: Assault and unlawful use of a weapon. Her bail was set at $315,000.