Manchester Woman Arrested after Stabbing Boyfriend
3/5/2010 9:50 AM
Diane Stiefel age 48, of 8 MaryAnn Rd. was arrested and charged with First Degree Assault.
On 03-04-10 around 4:00pm, Manchester Police investigated a report of a stabbing at 8 MaryAnn Rd, Manchester, NH. On arrival, officers found Bryan Barnard, age 49 of Franklin, NH had been stabbed in the shoulder. He was transported by ambulance to a local hospital were he is being treated for the injuries and is considered in stable condition.
Diane Stiefel age 48, of 8 MaryAnn Rd. was arrested and charged with First Degree Assault at the scene. The investigation revealed that there had been an argument inside the residence. During the argument, Ms. Stiefel stabbed Mr. Barnard in the shoulder with a knife she had taken from the kitchen. She was held at the Hillsborough County House of Corrections until her arraignment at Manchester District Court on Friday, March 5, 2010. Manchester Police Domestic Violence Unit and Detective Division are continuing the investigation.
Submitted by: Sergeant Kristen Taylor