Stabbing Results in Life Threatening Injury
On July 9, 2011, Brandon Smelser was booked into the Jefferson County jail on the charge of attempted murder. Smelser was involved in an altercation with Chris Daniel, which resulted in Daniel being transported to St Francis Hospital by Valley Falls ambulance, where he underwent surgery for life threatening injuries.
The altercation occured at 1208 Oak Street in Valley Falls. Both parties involved are Valley Falls residents.