A New York woman and a Milford man are in police custody following an alleged attack on the Milford man's mother.
On April 2, 2013 at 2:32 a.m., the Milford Police Department received a complaint of an assault involving a person being stabbed at 19 Christine Terrace in Milford.
Officers arrived at the residence and located an 80-year-old female victim who suffered multiple stab wounds to the chest area.
Emergency medical personnel provided treatment to the victim who was later transported to a local hospital. The victim is currently listed in stable condition.
According to police, victim was in the residence watching television when Kimberly Daniel, age 44 of 4999 Kenyon Road, Alfred Station, New York entered the room. Daniel allegedly placed a plastic bag over the victim’s head restricting her breathing and stabbed the victim in the chest.
The victim’s son, Dana Forgette, age 46 of 19 Christine Terrace, was inside the residence at the time of the incident.
Police located Kimerly Daniel a short distance from the scene where she was taken into custody.
Daniel was charged with first degree assault and second degree strangulation. Daniel is currently being held on a $200,000 bond.
Investigation also led to the arrest of Dana Forgette, who is accused of tampering with a pair of scissors and a plastic bag that were allegedly used by his companion Daniel during the assault.
Forgette is also accused of misleading investigators on Daniel’s whereabouts during the investigation.
Forgette was charged with tampering with evidence, second degree hindering prosecution, and interfering with police.
Forgette is currently being held on a $20,000 bond.
Both arrestees are scheduled to appear in Milford Superior court on April 2, 2013.