A Webster County man accused of attempted murder was held over for the grand jury Tuesday after a preliminary hearing found probable cause on all counts in his case.
Sean Michael Bostick, 25 of Slaughters, faces the attempted murder charge after a domestic incident call Dec. 6, which led Webster County Sheriff’s deputies to the Hwy. 41 residence where Bostick lived with his wife.
Bostick also faces four counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.
His case will be presented to the Webster Grand Jury on Jan. 9.
According to a release from the Webster County Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call came in at approximately 7:00 p.m., with the woman on the line claiming, “He’s gonna kill me! I need you here now!”
Deputies responded, finding four children alone at the address. Their ages ranged from 7 years old to 2 years old.
A search of the house and property found no one else at home, but a short time later Bostick and his wife arrived in a small black vehicle. Bostick’s wife exhibited clear signs of having been beaten.
During questioning, the wife claimed Bostick had struck her in
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the body, head, and face. She also said her husband told her he was going to kill her by slashing her throat with a knife.
Bostick told the deputies he did not remember what he had done with the knife.
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