FRUIT HEIGHTS — A Kaysville man was arrested for investigation of attempted murder Tuesday after he allegedly cut his estranged wife in the neck.
Kristopher Ertmann, 25, met with his wife at Nicholls Park in Fruit Heights to arrange some details of their divorce. During their meeting, Ertmann withdrew a sharp object and sliced his wife in the neck, inflicting a serious and dangerous wound, said Davis County Sheriff's Sgt. Susan Poulsen.
The woman was taken to a nearby hospital in serious condition but was expected to survive her injuries, Poulsen said.
Ertmann was arrested and booked into the Davis County Jail.
Poulsen encouraged the public not to hesitate to ask for police assistance when dealing with divorce or separation proceedings that have the potential of getting out of hand.
“Law enforcement is always happy to be on stand-by in case things go in a misdirection,” she said.
— Katie McKellar
- 12-year-old girl dies in accidental shooting...
- Kaysville girl's death impacts community
- LDS Church releases renderings of final Provo...
- About Utah: Now, he's been everywhere
- 'It can happen to anyone': Utah universities...
- Home makeover honors refugee family's service...
- 20-year-old woman killed after car veers off...
- Legend of Vernal bank built by bricks sent...
- President Obama's immigration reforms... 65
- Utah members of Congress slam Obama's... 56
- Executive action brings 'temporary... 50
- Utah business leaders say Congress must... 47
- Groups petition for gun bans from... 30
- 12-year-old girl dies in accidental... 22
- LDS Church releases renderings of final... 18
- Teen in Springville family found dead... 18