A man from Joplin has been arrested for domestic assault. Read the full press release below:
On January 18th, 2021, officers with the Joplin Police Department responded to 320 S. Wall Avenue for a report of an assault.
Upon arrival, officers located a 63-year-old female victim who was unconscious and had severe injuries to several parts of her body, including a broken arm and head/facial injuries. Medical attention was immediately given and the victim was transported to a local hospital for further treatment. She remains in the hospital in critical condition. Her name is being withheld at this time as next of kin is still being sought.
The suspect, Casey L. Malone, age 38, was located on scene and taken into custody for Domestic Assault in the 1st Degree. Charges were filed on January 19th and Malone remains in-custody with no bond.
Detectives with the Joplin Police Department are still actively working the investigation and further information may be released once it becomes available. If you have any information regarding this incident, you are encouraged to contact the Joplin Police Department at 417-623-3131