Drumheller RCMP lay charges after aggravated assault; “victim had been sleeping when the suspect entered the residence and allegedly unprovoked, repeatedly stabbed him”

Drumheller, Alberta – On Dec. 17, 2020 at 2:41 p.m., Drumheller RCMP responded to a complaint of a stabbing at a residence in the 700 block of 1 Street SW in Drumheller.

The victim, an adult male, was located in the residence and indicated to police he had he received stab wounds to several areas of his body from an adult female known to him. The victim had been sleeping when the suspect entered the residence and allegedly unprovoked, repeatedly stabbed him. STARS was unable to attend and transport the victim due to weather conditions. The victim was transported by EMS to a Calgary hospital in life-threatening condition.

Drumheller Aggravated Assault - AHS
Drumheller Aggravated Assault – AHS

The accused, Lyndsy Bendfeld (37) of Drumheller was located and arrested without incident at a nearby business. She has been charged with aggravated assault and fail to comply with a release order.

After a judicial hearing Bendfeld was remanded to custody. Her next appearance will be in Drumheller Provincial Court on Feb. 12, 2021.

As these matters are before the courts, no further details will be provided.

Drumheller RCMP



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