Alleged trespasser stabs landowner, charged with attempted murder

Published 9:06 am Friday, December 9, 2022

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FERRIDAY, La. — Authorities arrested a man in Ferriday who is believed to have stabbed a landowner after trespassing on private property.

Arrest records at Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office show Jose Rios, 37, of Ferriday, had been charged with attempted second-degree murder.

Brandy Spears, public information officer at CPSO, said Rios was sighted on private property off of Highway 15 in Ferriday on Tuesday.

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“The owner of the property confronted Rios and an altercation occurred,” she said. “During the altercation, Rios stabbed a male victim who was transported to a local hospital and is currently in good condition.”

Rios is detained on a $75,000 as of Friday.