Lafayette man arrested after allegedly stabbing roommate

Kenneth E. Jenkins, III

Kenneth E. Jenkins, III

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — On Saturday, February 14, 2008 at approximately 2:00 a.m., Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 4200 Doten Drive, Lafayette, Indiana in reference to a complaint of a disturbance. Upon their arrival deputies determined that one of the residents, twenty-eight year old Joshua A. Neeley, had suffered a stab wound to the lower back. Neeley was later transported by ambulance to Home Hospital where he was admitted for treatment.

Neeley’s roommate, twenty-five year old Kenneth Elvon Jenkins III, was later arrested on suspicion of Aggravated Battery (I.C. 35-42-2-1.5) as a Class B Felony. Jenkins is currently being held in the Tippecanoe County Jail on a $50,000.00 bond.

According to Tippecanoe County Sheriff Tracy Brown, the investigation continues and no further details are being released.

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